Wentzville man runs red light, two people injured in crash

O’FALLON, MO – A 56-year-old Wentzville driver ran a red light at the intersection of Highway N and Sommers Road and crashed into a 2015 BMX X5 on Wednesday morning.

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports John P. Leone was traveling north on Highway N in a 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan when he ran the light at Sommers Road. He crashed into the BMW, driven by 44-year-old Heather M. Hampton. The accident happened around 11 a.m.

Leone and Hampton were both transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries. Both were wearing seat belts.

The Dodge was totaled and the BMW sustained moderate damages.

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