43-year-old driver rear-ends patrol car on southbound I-170

UNIVERSITY CITY, MO – A 43-year-old St. Louis driver rear-ended a patrol car on southbound I-170 at Delmar Boulevard on Tuesday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Joseph V. Bondurant, 27, was stopped in the right lane of I-170 with the emergency lights on his 2019 Dodge Charger patrol car to assist a previous crash. James D. Myers, 43, was traveling southbound on I-170 and failed to stop in time. His 1997 Ford F-150 rear-ended the Dodge around 9:21 a.m.

Bondurant was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

Myers was not wearing a seat belt.

The Dodge sustained moderate damages and the Ford sustained minor damages.

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