CASTLE POINT, MO (ST. LOUIS COUNTY) – Three people, including a 13-year-old girl, were injured after a rear-end collision on I-270 on Saturday afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened in Castle Point, located northwest of St. Louis, on eastbound I-270, near New Halls Ferry Road, at 1:15 p.m.
27-year-old St. Louis woman Jasimin R. Ewing-Gould, operating a 2007 Ford Escape, was unable to see around the opened hood of her vehicle when she changed lanes.
She collided with the back of a 2019 Dodge Challenger, and both vehicles collided with the center median. The Ford then crashed into a ditch off the right side of the highway.
Ewing-Gould was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for the treatment of moderate wounds.
A 39-year-old passenger, Shavon R. Banks, and a 13-year-old passenger, both of St. Ann, were taken to SSM Health Depaul Hospital for the treatment of minor wounds.
All three victims were wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
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