ST. PETERS, MO – An 18-year-old pedestrian was injured after a 2012 Chevrolet Suburban struck him while traveling on an I-70 exit ramp on Tuesday afternoon.
Matthew L. McCoy, 18, was crossing the exit ramp from eastbound I-70 to Cave Springs Road when the Chevrolet was unable to stop and hit him, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The accident occurred around 4:05 p.m.
McCoy was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hopsital for minor injuries.
The Chevrolet sustained minor damages in the accident.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
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