ST. LOUIS, MO – A Hillsboro man received minor injuries in a hit-and-run crash in west St. Louis early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on I-270 near I-64 just after midnight, when the front of a black car struck the rear of a 2016 Toyota RAV4, driven by 67-year-old Ralph W. Riles.
The driver of the black car then fled the scene after causing moderate damage to the Toyota.
Riles received minor injuries and was treated by emergency officials at the scene of the crash. He refused transport to the hospital, according to the report, and was wearing his seatbelt when the crash occurred.
No leads on the identity of the driver were given in the report.
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