ST. LOUIS, MO – A 52-year-old driver lost control of his vehicle and struck a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse on southbound I-55 on Thursday afternoon.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Dennis B. Garrett, 52, was traveling southbound on I-55 and lost control of his 2004 Ford F250 at the Meramac River Bridge around 4:35 p.m. He skidded across the interstate and struck the left side of the Chevrolet.
Garrett, of De Soto, sustained moderate injuries in the crash and was transported to Mercy Hospital South. He was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash.
Kelly A. Keil, 38, the driver of the Chevrolet, was not injured. She was wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
The Chevrolet sustained moderate damages and the Ford sustained minor damages.
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