25-year-old O’Fallon driver injured in semi crash on I-70

CALLAWAY, MO – A 25-year-old O’Fallon driver was injured in a crash involving a semi on westbound I-70 on Tuesday night.

Police report Tyler A. Steinman was traveling west on I-70 in a 2007 Toyota Corolla when he over took a semi that was changing lanes. The semi hit the left front of the Toyota. This impact caused the Toyota to travel off the left side of the interstate and end up in a grassy median. The accident happened near mile marker 136 around 5:20 p.m.

Steinman was transported to University Hospital for moderate injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Toyota was totaled and the semi sustained moderate damages.

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