ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO — Three people were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after a rear-end crash involving three vehicles on Interstate 44 eastbound near Fenton, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper J. R. Brown responded to the accident in the eastbound lanes of I-44 east of Mraz Lane shortly after 3:00 p.m.
A 2016 Honda Civic, a 2002 Honda Odyssey, and a 2015 GMC Terrain were all traveling eastbound on I-44 when the Honda Civic struck the rear of the Honda Odyssey, causing the Odyssey to rear-end the GMC Terrain.
The driver of the GMC Terrain, a 73-year-old Illinois woman, was taken to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries. Two of her passengers, a 47-year-old woman and a 72-year-old man both from Oklahoma, were also transported to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries.
No other injuries were reported.
The Terrain sustained minor damages while the Honda Odyssey and the Honda Civic received extensive and moderate damages, respectively.
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