EUREKA, MO – A 58-year-old Eureka woman was injured in a rear-end collision on westbound State Route W on Tuesday afternoon.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Karen A. Fritz was traveling west on State Route W in a 2018 Subaru Outback when she slowed for traffic ahead. Searn M. Finnigan, 53, was traveling west in a 1999 Ford F-150 and failed to slow in time. He rear-ended the Subaru east of Mirasol Manor Way around 3:25 p.m.
Fritz was transported to SSM Health St. Clare Hospital for minor injuries.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
The Ford sustained extensive damages and the Subaru sustained moderate damages.
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