SULLIVAN, MO – Odis Marshall, 53, hydroplaned on westbound I-44 and crashed into both a concrete barrier and 2009 Chevrolet HHR on Saturday afternoon.
Marshall was traveling westbound on I-44 in a 2015 Dodge Charger when he hydroplaned, which caused him to travel off the road and strike a concrete barrier around 1:19 p.m., police report. The impact caused his vehicle to travel back onto the interstate and strike the Chevrolet, driven by 49-year-old Tracy Lewis.
Lewis was transported to Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital for moderate injuries. Both vehicles sustained extensive damages.
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