ST. LOUIS, MO — Two people were hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after a single-car collision on Interstate 270 southbound in northeast St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The incident occurred on the I-270 southbound ramp to Interstate 55 northbound near Troy, Illinois, and was reported shortly after 2:00 p.m.
A 2003 GMC Yukon was traveling southbound on the ramp when the driver, a 37-year-old woman, failed to maintain a single lane and drifted off the left side of the roadway, striking the guardrail end.
The driver and a passenger, a 33-year-old man, were both transported to Barnes-Jewish Hospital with minor and moderate injuries, respectively. Their conditions have not been disclosed since.
The MSHP crash report indicates the man was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The 2003 GMC Yukon was totaled in the accident.
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