MEHLVILLE, MO – A 29-year-old woman was injured in a multi-vehicle hit-and-run collision on I-255 yesterday afternoon, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The collision happened on westbound I-255, west of Lemay Ferry Road, at 3:51 p.m., when the left side of an unknown truck collided with the right side of a 2007 Pontiac Grand Prix being driven by 29-year-old St. Louis woman Colleen A. Lambkin. The impact sent the Pontiac crashing into the median.
The driver of a 2003 Mazda 6, 26-year-old Hillsboro man Matthew D. Brock, saw and tried to avoid the crash. However, he was unable to avoid crashing into the Pontiac.
The truck driver fled the scene.
Lambkin was taken to Mercy Hospital South with moderate injuries.
Brock was not injured in the crash.
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