Four Car Crash on Interstate 70 in St. Louis County

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When one driver lost control of her vehicle on Interstate 70 and crashed into a median wall, three other drivers crashed into her. Of the four drivers, two received minor injuries.

On November 22, 2011 at approximately 8:40 A.M., 26-year-old Christina Sutherland from St. Louis, Missouri was traveling westbound on I-70 west of St. Charles Rock Road in a 2002 Nissan Altima. At said time and place, 33-year-old Nicole Overboe from St. Louis, Missouri was traveling west in a 2011 Toyota Sienna. Also traveling westbound at this time was 54-year-old Althea Taylor from Pasadena Hills, Missouri in a 2002 Chevrolet and 33-year-old Reco Green from Madison, Illinois is a 1995 Ford F80.

The crash occurred when Sutherland was traveling too fast for unsafe road conditions, lost control of her vehicle, and crashed into the median wall. Overboe then crashed into Sutherland’s vehicle on the left side, and the impact caused Sutherland’s vehicle to merge into the third lane where it was crashed into by Green. Overboe’s vehicle then crashed into Taylor as Taylor swerved to avoid the crash. All drivers were wearing their seatbelts.

Christina Sutherland suffered minor injuries from the crash and was transported to DePaul Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri by Pattonville EMS. Althea Taylor suffered minor injuries and was also transported to DePaul Hospital by Pattonville EMS.

Sutherland’s vehicle received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Eddie’s Towing of St. Louis, Missouri. Overboe’s Toyota received total damage and was also towed from the scene of the crash by Eddie’s Towing. Taylor’s Avalanche received minor damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Eddie’s Towing. Green’s Ford also received minor damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Eddie’s Towing.

Overboe was the only driver to have Auto-Insurance at the time of the crash.

This crash was investigated by Trooper B. Mills of Troop C in St. Louis County in Missouri.

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