One person injured after two vehicles merge into same lane on I-70

ST. CHARLES, MO – Two vehicles collided after attempting to merge into the same lane on eastbound I-70 on Tuesday morning.

Christopher Baker, 31, was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital St. Charles for minor injuries after a crash on eastbound I-70 west of Zumbehl Road around 8:32 a.m., according to local police reports.

Baker was driving on eastbound I-70 in a 2020 Dodge Challenger when he struck a 2018 Ford Mustang as they both attempted to merge into the same lane. The impact caused the Challenger to travel off the left side of the road, hit a median barrier, travel back onto the highway and off the right side of the road, and then finally landed in a ditch.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a interstate collision, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight against unnecessary highway crashes or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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