St. Louis woman injured after being rear-ended on I-270 ramp
Posted on Tuesday, August 25th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – A woman was injured Sunday evening on the Interstate 270 ramp after she was rear-ended by another driver in northwest St. Louis, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened on the eastbound ramp from Old Halls Ferry Road at 6:07 p.m. as the victim, 31-year-old Drentyutta L. Atkins, of St. Louis, was driving a 2005 Jeep Cherokee onto the interstate.
Atkins was rear-ended by a 2013 Ford C-Max operated by 36-year-old St. Louis man Jeremiah M. Sprous. The impact caused the Ford to run off the right side of the highway, and the Jeep off the left.
Atkins was taken to Christian Northeast Hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries. She and Sprous were wearing their seatbelts when the crash happened.
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