34-year-old driver causes chain-reaction rear-end collision on I-44
Posted on Friday, April 16th, 2021
ST. LOUIS, MO – A 34-year-old Oklahoma driver caused a chain-reaction rear-end collision on eastbound I-44 on Thursday afternoon.
Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer and a 1996 GMC Sierra were slowing down for traffic on eastbound I-44 west of I-270. Amy M. Porter rear-ended the Mitsubishi in a 2013 Toyota Highlander. This impact pushed the Mitsubishi into the rear of the GMC around 3:51 p.m.
The Mitsubishi driver, 19-year-old Richard A. Jones, was transported to Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries.
All drivers were wearing seat belts.
The Mitsubishi sustained moderate damages and both the GMC and Toyota sustained minor damages.
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