ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A 51-year-old St. Louis woman was injured after a semi struck her 1999 Pontiac Grand Prix on Sunday night.
Holly A. Livezey, 57, was traveling in the second from the right lane on eastbound I-70 in a semi, when it had a mechanical defect, police report. Livezey implemented an improper lane change into the right lane in reaction to the defect. The right side of the semi struck the driver’s side of the Pontiac, driven by Leslie R. Chaney, traveling in the right lane at the time. Police report the accident happened east of Blanchett Bridge around 6:35 p.m.
Chaney was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for moderate injuries.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
The Pontiac was totaled and the semi was not damaged.
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