WARREN COUNTY, MO — A 36-year-old man was injured Thursday morning after his trailer was struck by another vehicle on Route U in Warrenton, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened in the northbound lanes of Route U north of Courtney Place and was reported at 9:25 a.m.
A 2019 Nissan Kicks traveling slowly on northbound was doing utility work in a marked work zone. A northbound 2014 Dodge ram 3500 failed to slow down in the work zone and crested a hill before rear-ending the trailer being pulled by the Nissan Kicks.
The 36-year-old driver of the Nissan Kicks was transported by ambulance to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis with minor injuries. According to the crash report, he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The driver of the Dodge Ram, a 23-year-old Foristell man, was not reported injured.
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