Two Injured In Bluff Road Collision In Valmeyer

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Two people have been transported by ambulance to area hospitals following a head-on collision Nov. 24, at 2:38 p.m., at the intersection of Bluff Road and Woodland Ridge in Valmeyer (at the bottom of the hill of the road to new town). The initial report is a Nissan Altima and a Chevy four-door collided. The … Read More

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