ST. LOUIS, MO – Two people were injured late Monday night in a single-vehicle collision on Interstate 64 in west St. Louis, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes of the interstate, west of Highway 141 around 11:30 p.m. when a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado went off the side of the road.
The Silverado, operated by 24-year-old Carter S. Jackson, of Wentzville, collided with a guardrail, then returned to the road. Jackson overcorrected, and the vehicle went off the opposite side of the roadway, then collided with the median wall.
Jackson was taken to Mercy Hospital with serious injuries. A passenger, James T. Riendeau, 25, of O’Fallon, was also taken to Mercy after suffering moderate injuries in the collision.
Jackson was wearing a seatbelt during the crash, while Reindeau was not.
The vehicle was totaled in the crash.
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