ST. PETERS, MO – A 19-year-old Wentzville driver was injured in a three-vehicle collision on westbound I-70 on Saturday afternoon.
Jordan R. Jacobson was traveling west on I-70 in a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. He rear-ended a 2000 GMC Sierra that was improperly parked on the left shoulder. The impact caused the Chevrolet to travel into another lane and hit a 2019 Toyota Rav4. Police report the accident happened east of Cave Springs Road around 1:05 p.m.
Jacobson was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for moderate injuries. He and the Toyota driver were both wearing seat belts.
MSHP reports no one was in the GMC at the time of the crash.
The Chevrolet was totaled, the GMC sustained extensive damages, and the Toyota sustained moderate damages.
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