90-year-old driver severely injured after rear-ending unattended vehicle

MARTHASVILLE, MO (WARREN COUNTY) – A 90-year-old man was seriously hurt after he collided with a parked vehicle in Warren County yesterday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred on eastbound Route D, near Tuque Creek Road, just before 12 p.m., when 90-year-old Marthasville man Robert E. Diermann failed to notice a 2020 Freightliner van that was parked in the eastbound lane.

Diermann, operating a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado, collided with the back of the van, which was vacant at the time.

Diermann, who was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, was taken to the hospital in St. Louis with serious injuries.

No other injuries were immediately reported.

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