ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – An eight-vehicle crash on westbound I-64 injured two people on Wednesday evening.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the multiple-vehicle collision occurred on the Daniel Boone Bridge around 5:05 p.m.
A 2006 Volvo XC90, driven by 39-year-old Adam J. Christman, and a 2017 Ford Fusion, driven by 38-year-old Melissa N. Wilburn, slowed due to traffic congestion. Larry A. Beck, 58, was traveling in a 2015 Infiniti Q40 and failed to slow in time. The Infiniti rear-ended the Volvo. This impact caused the Volvo to rear-end the Ford.
The crash caused a rear-end collision chain. Cory D. Allen, 31, failed to stop in time to avoid the collision and his 2004 Honda Pilot rear-ended the Infiniti. His Pilot was rear-ended by a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by 40-year-old Tiffany M. Fowler.
A 2014 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 27-year-old Mark Regan, rear-ended a 2015 Jeep Cherokee, driven by 21-year-old Kayle E. Koch. This impact caused the Jeep Cherokee to rear-end the Malibu. A 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by 27-year-old Christopher L. Garrison, hit a concrete wall and rear-ended the Jeep Cherokee.
Koch, of Lake St. Louis, was transported to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for minor injuries. Fowler, of Imperial, was transported to Progress West Hospital for minor injuries.
Police report all drivers were wearing seat belts, except Regan, of Ballwin.
The Jeep Cherokee, Silverado, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Malibu, and Infiniti were totaled in the crash. Both the Ford and Volvo only sustained minor damages and were driven from the scene. The Honda sustained moderate damages.
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