CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. — A St. Louis man is in a critical condition following a crash on Interstate 70 in Callaway County late Wednesday night.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to I-70 westbound at the 139.2 mile marker around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday to reports that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle.

An investigation found that 56-year-old Deborah Roever, of Olathe, Ks. had been traveling west when 22-year-old St. Louis resident Joshua M. Hacker ran into traffic, resulting in Roever’s vehicle striking Hacker.

Hacker was seriously injured when he was hit and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia to be treated.