FESTUS, MO – A 38-year-old Arnold woman was injured in a three-vehicle crash on southbound US-61 on Tuesday afternoon.
Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Rebecca S. Kelly was stopped in a 2006 Dodge Caravan on southbound US-61 to make a left turn. Meghan M. Cheshire, 35, was traveling south on US-61 in a 2016 Chevrolet Traverse and rear-ended the Dodge. The impact caused the Chevrolet to spin into the northbound lanes into the path of a 2004 Ford F-350. MSHP reports the Dodge then hit the Ford, driven by 19-year-old Luke A. Goodwin. The crash happened south of River Cement Road around 3:11 p.m.
Kelly was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for minor injuries.
All three drivers were wearing seat belts.
Both the Ford and the Dodge were totaled. The Chevrolet sustained extensive damages.
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