24-year-old St. Louis driver injured in semi crash on I-70

WARREN COUNTY, MO – A 24-year-old St. Louis driver was injured in a semi crash on eastbound I-70 on Friday morning.

Police report Dennis E. Allen Jr. was traveling east on I-70 in a 2010 Chevrolet Impala when he swerved into the right lane. His Chevrolet struck a semi, driven by 59-year-old James E. Ferguson, that was in the lane. The impact caused the Chevrolet to spin out and travel off the right side of the road. Police report the accident happened at mile marker 199.6 around 9:10 a.m.

Allen Jr. was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis (West) for minor injuries.

The Chevrolet was totaled and the semi sustained minor damages.

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