ST. LOUIS, MO – A 26-year-old man was injured after his 2006 Pontiac G6 collided with a 2011 Ford Ranger on westbound I-70 on Tuesday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jaycell C. Aldridge, 26, was traveling westbound on I-70 east of Lucas-Hunt Road when he lost control of his Pontiac. It went off the right side of the road and Aldridge over-corrected, which caused the vehicle to cross over the the left side of the highway and strike a median. Clayton E. Vance, 35, was unable to avoid the Pontiac and hit it with his Ford around 6:25 a.m.
Aldridge was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. He was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.
Vance was not injured in the crash and was wearing his seat belt.
Both vehicles sustained extensive damages.
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