St. Peters man injured in Route 370 hit-and-run

ST. PETERS, MO – A man was injured Friday night in St. Peters after being rear-ended by another vehicle that then fled the scene.

The accident happened at 9:26 p.m. on Missouri Route 370, near Salt River Road, according to a crash report published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

An unknown vehicle was headed westbound on the highway when it attempted to change lanes.

In the process, it crashed into the rear of a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 58-year-old Gilbert P. Pyles, of St. Peters. The Chevrolet then ran off the road before colliding with a concrete divider.

The rear-ending vehicle fled the scene with minor damage to the car.

Pyles was taken to the hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries. He was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision.

The Silverado was totaled in the crash.

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