22-year-old driver sustains injuries in semi crash on I-55

ST. LOUIS, MO – A 22-year-old Arnold driver was injured after 2013 Chevrolet Impala hit a semi on southbound I-55 on Saturday afternoon.

Molly P. Alshanski was traveling southbound on I-55 when she lost control of her Chevrolet and it spun around on the interstate, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. A semi, driven by 54-year-old Kenneth M. Storey, was unable to stop and hit the Chevrolet. The accident occurred north of Butler Hill Road around 12:45 p.m.

Alshanski was transported to Mercy Hospital South for moderate injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Chevrolet sustained extensive damages and the semi sustained minor injuries.

It is unclear why Alshanski lost control of the vehicle.

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