ST. LOUIS, MO — A 42-year-old man was injured Monday afternoon after a collision involving two vehicles on Interstate 70 westbound in northwest St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper J. V. Bondurant responded to the accident in the westbound lanes of I-70 east of the merge to Interstate 170 at 2:55 p.m.
A 2018 Honda Accord and a 2020 Chevrolet Trax were heading westbound in adjacent lanes when the Accord struck the rear left side of the Trax with its front right side. The impact caused the Accord to overturn and go on to strike the left side of the Trax.
The 42-year-old driver, who was driving the causing Honda Accord, was transported by ambulance to SSM Health DePaul Hospital with minor injuries.
The driver of the Trax, a 70-year-old woman, was not reported injured, and no one else was involved in the crash.
The Honda Accord was totaled in the accident and the Chevrolet Trax sustained extensive damages. Both vehicles were towed away from the scene.
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