Two hospitalized after multi-car crash on Hwy D in St. Francois County

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO — Two drivers were injured Tuesday morning after a collision involving three vehicles on Highway D near Bonne Terre, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The incident occurred in the northbound lanes of Highway D near the intersection to Highway K at 8:27 a.m.

A 2009 Mercury Mountaineer was heading southbound on Highway D while a 2006 International 4300 box truck was traveling northbound on the highway ahead of a northbound 2017 GMC Terrain. The driver of the Mountaineer became distracted and struck the front of the box truck head-on. The impact caused the Mountaineer to rotate and strike the GMC Terrain with its rear. The box truck ran off the roadway and struck a fence.

The driver of the causing Mountaineer, a 30-year-old Park Hills man, was transported by ambulance to Parkland Health Center Bonne Terre with moderate injuries. The driver of the GMC Terrain, a 45-year-old Arnold woman, was transported by ambulance to Parkland Health Center Farmington with moderate injuries.

The driver of the International 4300 box truck was not reported injured.

All three vehicles were totaled in the accident and were towed from the scene.


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