1 hospitalized after chain-reaction crash on I-70 near NW St. Louis

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO — Four vehicles were involved in a chain-reaction collision Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 70 near northwest St. Louis that sent a 63-year-old Florissant man to the hospital, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

MSHP officials say a 42-year-old St. Louis man was driving a 2006 Jeep Liberty eastbound when he stopped his vehicle for congestion ahead, prompting the 63-year-old Florissant man, who was driving a 2018 Kia Optima eastbound, to stop behind the Jeep. A 17-year-old girl from O’Fallon was operating a 2015 Chevrolet Traverse eastbound when she stopped behind the Kia Optima.

Shortly after, a 33-year-old woman from Granite City crashed her 2002 Dodge Ram into the back of the Chevrolet Traverse, causing the Chevrolet to hit the back of the Kia. The Kia, which was also pushed forward, rear-ended the Jeep Liberty.

Pattonville Fire Protection District EMS personnel had the driver of the Kia transported to SSM Health DePaul Hospital for moderate injuries.

No other details have been made available at this time.

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