77-year-old driver injured after rear-ending semi on I-70

WARREN COUNTY, MO – A 77-year-old Lake St. Louis driver was injured after his 2016 Kia Soul rear-ended a semi on eastbound I-70 on Thursday afternoon.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Michael A. Weinand, 68, was traveling east on I-70 in a semi when he slowed due to traffic congestion. James W. Inghram failed to slow causing his Kia to rear-end the semi at mile marker 202.8 around 12 p.m.

Inghram was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries. Both he and Weinand were wearing seat belts.

The Kia was totaled and the semi sustained minor damages.

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