37-year-old driver injured in semi crash on westbound I-70

WENTZVILLE, MO – A 37-year-old man was injured in a crash involving a semi on westbound I-70 on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Scott D. Jones, of Wentzville, was traveling west on I-70 in a 2009 Ford Fusion when he rear-ended a semi, driven by 24-year-old Todd R. Albauch. The impact caused the Ford to travel off the left side of the interstate and hit a concrete barrier. Police report the accident happened west of Highway A around 4:45 p.m.

Jones was transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

The Ford was totaled and the semi sustained minor damages.

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