ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A driver sustained injuries after rear-ending an emergency vehicle removing debris on Interstate 270 Thursday, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports. The incident occurred at 8:50 a.m. yesterday morning.
According to officials, the driver of a 2014 Nissan Sentra failed to pay attention and hit the back of a 2009 International Workstar which had its lights on as workers removed debris from the roadway. The Nissan then traveled off the right side of the road.
Lori Burns, 58, sustained minor injuries after her vehicle collided with the truck. Officials took Burns to Mercy Hospital South.
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