Man injured in two-car collision on I-70 WB in northwest St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO — A 43-year-old man was injured early Sunday morning in a crash involving two cars on Interstate 70 westbound near the Walnut Park West neighborhood in northwest St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Trooper A. D. Baker responded to the accident in the westbound lanes of I-70 west of Jennings Station Road at around 3:45 a.m.

The man was at the wheel of a 2013 Cadillac XTS in lane 2 of the highway when he made an improper lane change to the left and rear-ended a 2018 Hyundai Sonata in lane 1. The impact caused the Sonata to run off the roadway, strike a concrete wall, and overturn on its top.

Crews with Northeast Fire Protection transported the causing driver to DePaul Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver of the Sonata, a 24-year-old woman, was not reported injured.

The man’s Cadillac XTS sustained extensive damages, and the woman’s Sonata was totaled in the accident. Both vehicles were towed from the scene.


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