DE SOTO, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – An 89-year-old man was injured after rear-ending a pickup and its trailer this morning in Jefferson County, according to a crash report published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at 10:45 a.m. on 13586 Klondike Road.
A 2000 GMC 1500 and its trailer were parked on the side of the road and partially blocking the roadway when a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by 89-year-old Roy M. Shifflett of De Soto, struck the trailer.
Shifflett was taken to the hospital for the treatment of minor injuries. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident.
The identity and condition of the person driving the GMC pickup was not released in the report.
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