Two injured in I-70 rear-end collision

ST. LOUIS, MO – Two people were injured yesterday afternoon in a rear-end collision on Interstate 70 westbound, according to a crash report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

This is an update to a previous story.

The accident happened at 4:05 p.m. on I-70 and Earth City Expressway, when a 2013 Toyota Corolla, driven by 19-year-old Erik D. Morton, of St. Louis, collided with the rear of a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu stopped due to traffic congestion. The Chevrolet, which was driven by St. Ann woman Tiffany N. Taylor, 31, then collided with the median, and the Toyota traveled off the right side of the highway.

Taylor received minor injuries in the crash and was transported to St. Joseph Hospital at Lake St. Louis. Morton was moderately injured and taken to SSM Health DePaul Hospital.

Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the collision.

According to the report, both vehicles were totaled in the accident.

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