Quincy woman airlfited to St. Louis hospital after accident at 28th and College

A car driven of Natalie Powell shows extensive damage after it was hit by a van Wednesday afternoon at 28th and College in Quincy. Powell, 28, was ejected through the van's sunroof. She was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital. (H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)
Posted: May. 15, 2013 4:28 pm Updated: May. 29, 2013 5:15 pm


A Quincy woman was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital Wednesday afternoon after she was ejected from her van during an accident at 28th and College.

According to the Quincy Police Department, Natalie M. Powell, 28, was traveling north on 28th in a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox when she was hit by a 2004 Dodge Neon driven by Ashley D. Brumbaugh, 19, of Canton, Mo., at 12:09 p.m. According to the police report, Brumbaugh failed to stop at a stop sign and collided with Powell.

The collision caused the Powell vehicle to go out of control and roll onto its passenger side. The Equinox slid on its side for about 30 feet until it hit the curb and flipped back onto its tires.

Powell was ejected through the van's sunroof while it was sliding down the street. She was initially taken to Blessing Hospital before the airlift to St. Louis. A 4-year-old child in the van was not injured.

Brumbaugh was issued a ticket for disobeying a traffic-control device.

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