PARKWAY, MO – A 57-year-old St. Clair driver suffered a medical emergency and crashed into a 2008 Jeep Patriot on Missouri 30 on Wednesday afternoon.
Police report Michael L. West was traveling east on Missouri 30 in a 2009 Chevrolet HHR when he suffered a medical emergency. His Chevrolet crossed the center line and struck the Jeep, driven by 19-year-old Trey A. Wideman, at Highway K around 1:17 p.m. The front of the Chevrolet hit the rear of the Jeep.
West was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for moderate injuries.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
The Jeep and Chevrolet both sustained moderate damages.
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