27-year-old St. Louis driver injured in northbound I-55 accident

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO – A 27-year-old St. Louis driver was injured in an accident on northbound I-55 on Monday night.

Nicholas C. Neal, 24, was traveling north on I-55 in a 2015 Chevrolet Impala when he rear-ended a 2009 Ford Fusion, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. Police report the accident happened at mile marker 132 around 7:15 p.m.

The driver of the Ford, Mirian V. Bruns, was transported to Perry County Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles were totaled.

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