O’FALLON, MO – A teenage boy from Wentzville was injured Tuesday morning in a car accident on Interstate 70 in O’Fallon.
According to a crash report published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened just after 8 a.m. on I-70, near Bryan Road.
A 2012 Toyota Highlander, driven by 82-year-old Joseph A. Beras, of O’Fallon, pulled out in front of a 2014 Dodge Charger, causing the Dodge to hit the Toyota from behind.
The 17-year-old driver of the Dodge was sent to the hospital with minor injuries. Beras is not reported as injured.
Both drivers were wearing a seat belt when the crash happened.
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