ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO — Two young women were seriously injured Sunday morning in a collision involving four vehicles on Interstate 44 westbound near Valley Park, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper A. J. Leroux responded to the accident in the westbound lanes of I-44 near the merge to Missouri Route 141 at around 10:52 a.m.
A 21-year-old man was driving a 2013 Hyundai Elantra when the front of the vehicle struck the towed unit of a 2019 GMC Sierra, causing the Sierra to rotate clockwise. The front of a 2008 Volvo XC90 then struck the side of the Elantra before a 2014 Toyota Rav4 rear-ended the Elantra.
Two women 21 and 25 years of age, both passengers in the Elantra, were transported to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries.
No other injuries were reported.
The Elantra was totaled in the accident and was towed from the scene. The Volvo and the Toyota both received extensive damages and also required towing. The Sierra sustained minor damages and was driven from the scene.
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