SUV rear-ends vehicle slowed for animal north of Henson Road

ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – A female driver was injured after her 2011 Chevrolet Impala was rear-ended Friday afternoon north of Henson Road, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

The accident occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Southbound 221 as a Ashley Diaz, 22, slowed her Impala for an animal in the road. An oncoming Ford Expedition failed to slow down in time and hit the back of Diaz’ vehicle.

Diaz was taken to Parkland Health Center Farmington to treat her injuries.

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