SALINE COUNTY, Mo. — A crash on Interstate 70 Wednesday in Saline County sent a driver from Colorado to an area hospital.
A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol indicates the wreck occurred on I-70 eastbound at the 70.6 mile marker at approximately 3:10 p.m. Wednesday.
A pick-up truck operated by 47-year-old Parker, Colorado resident Damon R. Austin was attempting to pass a sport-utility vehicle driven by Dianne White, 62, of Batesville, Mississippi, when Austin struck White’s vehicle in its rear.
Austin sustained minor injuries and was treated at I-70 Medical Center.