Semi-truck driver rear-ends semi-truck trailer on I-70

ST. LOUIS, MO – A semi-truck passenger suffered minor injuries after a semi-truck driver slammed into the trailer part of another semi-truck on westbound I-70 east of U.S. 67 Tuesday, MSHP reports.

David P. Brake, 52, drove a 2021 Freightliner Cascadia into the rear of 2014 Freightliner Cascadia operated by Amir Fakic, 51, around noon.

Rebecca, L Brake, 44, was transported to an area hospital with minor injuries.

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