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STL: Man injured as semi strikes car on I-44 in Sullivan

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A 25-year-old was hospitalized following a two-vehicle collision Sunday night on Interstate 44 in Sullivan, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The wreck occurred on the eastbound lanes at mile marker 232.4, in the southeast corner of the city. It was first reported at about 8:54 p.m.

Officials indicated that a 2023 Peterbilt 579 was traveling eastbound when it rear-ended a 2014 Toyota Camry, also heading eastbound.

The 25-year-old man, a Springfield resident who was driving the Toyota, was transported to Missouri Baptist Sullivan by St. Clair EMS personnel for moderate injuries.

No injuries to the driver of the Peterbilt, a 32-year-old man from Jamaica, New York, were reported.

The Toyota, which was totaled in the accident, had to be towed from the crash site, while the Peterbilt was able to be driven away.

No charges have been reported as of this writing.

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