56-year-old driver injured in rear-end, chain-reaction collision on westbound I-64
Posted on Tuesday, December 15th, 2020
WENTZVILLE, MO – A 56-year-old male driver sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle, chain-reaction collision that occurred on westbound I-64 on Monday evening.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, a semi braked due to traffic congestion on westbound I-64 just east of Prospect Road around 5:07 p.m. A 2011 Lexus RX350, driven by 56-year-old Richard W. Roberts, rear-ended the semi. Police report a box van then rear-ended the Lexus.
Roberts was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for his injuries.
Neither 64-year-old Hazen B. McVicar, the semi driver, or 68-year-old Thomas L. White, the driver of the box van, sustained injuries in the crash.
All drivers were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.
The Lexus was totaled in the crash. Both the semi and box van sustained minor damages in the crash.
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