Three people were injured in a three-car crash Thursday afternoon in St. Peters.
According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, two cars were stopped for traffic ahead on westbound Interstate 70 just east of Mid Rivers Mall Drive just before 4 p.m.. A third vehicle, a 2011 Ford F-250 driven by Gary Sexton, 51, of St. Peters, failed to stop and struck the rear of another vehicle, a 2007 Chevrolet F-150 driven by James R. Todd, 27, of O'Fallon.
The impact of the crash caused Todd's truck to collide with the first car, a 2001 Mercury Sable driven by Timothy S. Jackson, 22, of St. Charles.
Sexton and Todd were uninjured in the crash and both were able to drive their vehicles from the scene.
Jackson and two passengers were injured. Jackson was taken to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur by St. Charles County Ambulance with moderate injuries. One passenger, Erwin W. Partl, 32, of O'Fallon, was taken to Barnes Jewish in St. Peters with minor injuries. Kimberly C. Pearson, 23, of Leslie, was the third passenger in the car and was taken to Mercy with minor injuries.
All parties involved in the crash were wearing a safety device.