33-year-old driver sustains moderate injuries in semi crash

CHESTERFIELD, MO – A 33-year-old O’Fallon driver sustained moderate injuries in a semi crash on westbound I-64 on Tuesday night.

Police report Clarence M. Aldridge was traveling west on I-64 on Daniel Boone Bridge in 2002 Ford F150. He failed to yield to a semi, driven by 34-year-old Tyson P. Pingel, and rear-ended it. The accident happened around 9:15 p.m.

Aldridge was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis. Pingel, of Perryville, was not injured in the crash.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Ford was totaled and the semi sustained moderate damages.

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