Two Sustain Serious Injuries In Fatal Accident On Highway

Pictured above is the 2007 Ford Edge driven by Raymond Paille.

NEW HAVEN, Mo. - Saturday night at approximately 6:45 p.m. New Haven/Berger Fire and New Haven EMS responded for a report of a major accident involving two vehicles on Highway 100, approximately one half mile west of Highway E.

Two ambulances from New Haven along with Hermann EMS and Hermann Fire Department responded to assist due to extended extrication time after at least one patient was entrapped.

Saturday’s accident left Highway 100 shut down for over four hours while the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) worked to determine the exact cause of the accident.

According to the MSHP 31-year-old Raymond Paille of Union, Mo. was traveling eastbound in a 2007 Ford Edge on Highway 100 in the westbound lane when he hit Tina Staley’s 1998 Ford Windstar head-on.

Tina Staley, 41-years-old of Hermann, Mo was fatally injured when the two vehicles struck head-on. 

In the vehicle with Tina Staley was 53-year-old Clifford Staley of Hermann, Mo, who was transported by New Haven EMS to Mercy Hospital in Washington with serious injuries.

Paille was also transported to Mercy by New Haven EMS with serious injuries.

The MSHP reports that neither of the three individuals were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.