Two people sustain injuries in westbound I-70 crash

O’FALLON, MO – Two people sustained injuries when a 2020 Kia Sorento rear-ended a 2017 Chevrolet Cruze on westbound I-70 on Sunday evening.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on westbound I-70 east of Bryan Road around 9:45 p.m.

Michael Smartt, 34, struck the back of 54-year-old Andrea Cody’s Chevrolet, which caused the Chevrolet to travel off the right side of the highway.

Smartt sustained moderate injuries, while Cody sustained minor injuries. Both drivers were transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. Louis.

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