ST. LOUIS, MO — A 36-year-old man was injured Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 55 northbound in southwest St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper J. S. Huskey responded to the accident in the northbound lanes of I-55 north of the merge to US Route 50 near Green Park at around 12:08 p.m.
A 2013 Honda Civic was traveling north on I-55 when it ran off the right side of the roadway and hit the guardrail before overturning.
Crews with Mehlville Fire Protection District transported the driver to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries. The MSHP crash report indicates he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Honda Civic sustained extensive damages in the accident and was towed from the scene.
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