ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – A woman from Irondale is recovering in the hospital following a rear-end collision on MO-8 Thursday morning.
According to the official crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred in the eastbound lanes of MO-8 at about 8:45 a.m.
Police say the driver of a 2001 Dodge 1500 failed to notice stopped traffic for a construction zone in front of him and collided with the rear of a 1999 Dodge Ram van driven by 32-year-old Amanda Zilliken.
Zilliken was transported to Parkland Health Center Farmington to be treated for moderate injuries sustained in the crash.
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