Two injured after woman crashes into back of semi-truck on I-70

ST. LOUIS, MO – Two people were hurt early Saturday morning after a Jeep crashed into the back of a semi-truck on Interstate 70, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Jennings Station Road at about 4:30 a.m. when the driver of a 2020 Jeep Cherokee, 35-year-old St. Louis woman Stephanie D. Chadd, failed to drive in a single lane.

The Jeep collided with the back of a 2020 Freightliner Cascadia, operated by 43-yer-old Charles E. Harrison, of Quincy, Florida.

Chadd was taken to the Barnes Jewish Hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries. She was not wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.

Harrison was brought to the same hospital with minor injuries and is reported as wearing his seatbelt during the collision.

The collision caused moderate damage to the semi-truck and totaled the Jeep.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

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