Car hydroplanes, causes two-vehicle crash on northbound I-55
Posted on Thursday, December 17th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – A vehicle hydroplaned and caused a two-vehicle crash on northbound I-55 at Weber Road on Wednesday morning.
Taryen R. Crump-Tuttle, 51, was traveling northbound on I-55 when her 2007 Toyota Camry hydroplaned and struck a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe around 11:55 a.m., according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Crump-Tuttle was transported to Mercy Hospital South for moderate injuries. The other driver, 76-year-old George J. Kaiser was not injured in the crash.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.
The Toyota sustained extensive damages and the Chevrolet sustained moderate damages.
Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
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