ST. LOUIS, MO — Two people were hospitalized Saturday afternoon after a rear-end collision involving two vehicles on Interstate 170 northbound in northwest St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper D. O. Gillespie responded to the accident near the merge to Interstate 70 at around 12:30 p.m.
A 41-year-old Chesterfield woman was at the wheel of a 2010 Toyota Sienna going northbound in lane 1 of I-170 when her vehicle was rear-ended by a 2013 Volkswagen Passat.
The driver and a passenger in the Volkswagen, a 66-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman, respectively, were transported by ambulance to Barnes-Jewish Hospital with minor and serious injuries.
The driver of the Toyota Sienna was not reported injured.
The victim vehicle sustained moderate damages and the Volkswagen was totaled in the accident. Both vehicles were towed away from the scene.
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