Collision force pushes vehicle into guardrail on I-270 Tuesday

ST. LOUIS, MO – According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a driver is injured after their vehicle was struck by another car and forced into a guardrail on I-270.

Officials report the accident happened east of W. Florissant Avenue on Tuesday morning at 5:35 a.m. . 

Demetrius Nelson, 24, was driving his 2015 Ford Focus when the driver of a 2018 Nissan Rogue made an improper lane change and collided with the Focus. The force of the impact caused the Ford to travel off the road and hit a guard rail.

Officials transported Nelson to SSM health Depaul Hospital with minor injuries.

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