19-year-old driver injured in rear-end collision on Highway 32

STE. GENEVIEVE COUNTY, MO – A 19-year-old Park Hills driver was injured in a rear-end collision on eastbound Highway 32 on Wednesday afternoon.

Donald E. Simms, 60, was traveling east on Highway 32 in a 2014 Chevrolet Tahoe when he stopped for traffic, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. Paige R. Cash was also traveling east on Highway 32 in a 2014 Chevrolet Sonic and failed to slow down for the stopped Tahoe. The Sonic rear-ended the Tahoe at Brown Road around 3:55 p.m.

Cash was transported to Parkland Health Center Farmington for minor injuries. She was not wearing a seat belt.

Simms was wearing a seat belt.

The Sonic was totaled and the Tahoe sustained minor damages.

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