“Inattentive” motorist collides with police SUV, injures 4 on I-44

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – According to ABC 17, four people were injured when a driver rammed into the back of a police SUV on I-44 Sunday afternoon.

The 36-year-old officer was assisting a stranded motorist when a 25-year-old driver collided with the officer’s SUV. First responders transported the driver, a baby boy, and a ten-year-old girl to an area hospital with minor injuries. The officer was hospitalized with moderate injuries.

Police described the driver as “inattentive” in the patrol report.

It is unclear exactly when and where the incident happened.

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