FLORISSANT, MO – A 31-year-old driver sustained injuries after rear-ending a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado on westbound I-270 early Monday morning.
Police report Lamonae L. Oliver, 31, was traveling westbound on I-270 in a 2017 Chevrolet Malibu when he rear-ended the Silverado, driven by 61-year-old Anthony K. Trimm, around 3:28 a.m. The accident occurred west of W. Florissant Avenue.
The impact caused the Silverado to overturn and cross into oncoming traffic. Police report the Malibu traveled off the right side of I-270 due to the impact.
Oliver was transported to Barnes Jewish Hospital for moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Trimm was not injured in the crash. He was wearing a seat belt.
Both vehicles were totaled.
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