43-year-old driver injured after semi strikes concrete median on I-55
Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – Mark Weeks, 43, sustained minor injuries after the semi he was driving hit both a guardrail and concrete median on northbound I-55 on Saturday afternoon.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Weeks traveled off the right side of northbound I-55 around 12:15 p.m. He struck a guard rail and the impact pushed him back across all lanes of traffic before he hit a concrete median.
Weeks was transported to Mercy Hospital South. The semi was totaled in the crash.
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