ST. CHARLES COUNTY, MO – A distracted driving rear-ended one vehicle causing it to force two other vehicles into each other Wednesday morning on Highway 94, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.
Terry Ammel, 67, failed to pay attention as he approached three other vehicles stopped at a yellow signal at Siedentop Road at 9:30 a.m. and hit the back of a 2007 Ford Edge.
Officials report the force of the impact pushed the Edge into a 2014 Ford Fusion and the Fusion into a 2008 Toyota Yaris.
Ammel reported had minor injuries evaluated at the scene. No other injuries from the other vehicles were reported.
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