Two people injured in rear-end collision on westbound I-70

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MO – Two people were injured in a rear-end collision on westbound I-70 on Monday afternoon.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 50-year-old Jason D. Latham was traveling west on I-70 in a 2019 Honda Pilot when he slowed down for an event that happened in front of him. Janine M. Heying, 56, was traveling behind the Honda in a 2016 GMC Acadia. She rear-ended the Honda at mile marker 184 around 12:40 p.m.

Latham was transported to St. Joseph West Hospital Lake St. Louis. Heying was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington. Both drivers sustained minor injuries. MSHP reports they were both wearing seat belts.

Both vehicles sustained moderate damages.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a rear-end collision, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight against distracted drivers or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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