Icy road conditions cause two-vehicle crash on Highway 21

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – Icy road conditions caused a two-vehicle crash on southbound Highway 21 north of Britton Road on Wednesday morning.

Donald E. Melton II, 40, was stopped for traffic in a 2013 Chevrolet Cruze on southbound Highway 21, police report. Camron L. Muse, 26, attempted to stop but his 2004 Chevrolet Classic slid on the icy road. The Classic rear-ended the Cruze  around 8:15 a.m.

Melton II, of Leadington, was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

Muse, of Farmington, was wearing a seat belt.

Both vehicles sustained moderate damages.

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