O’Fallon Man Seriously Injured in ATV Crash in St. Francois County

A 48-year-old O’Fallon man was seriously injured Sunday afternoon when two ATVs crashed in St. Francois County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Timothy K. Boggess, 48, of O’Fallon, was driving a 2009 Honda Recon ATV southbound on Beach Drive in St. Francois County at 4 p.m. Sunday. A 2009 Suzuki King Quad driven by a 16-year-old from Festus was northbound and crossed over the center line, hitting Boggess’ ATV head-on.

Both drivers sustained serious injuries. Boggess was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. The 16-year-old was airlifted to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.

Boggess was not wearing a safety device.