27-year-old driver sustains moderate injures in I-44 crash

UNION, MO – A 27-year-old male driver sustained moderate injuries when he crashed his 2007 Ford Freestyle into a tree on Friday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, John Skaggs traveled off the right side of westbound I-44, down an embankment, and struck a tree around 3:40 p.m.

He was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. It is unclear what caused him to travel off the interstate. The Ford sustained extensive damages.

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