State trooper involved in accident on I-70 in O’Fallon

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O’FALLON, MO (KTVI) – A Missouri state trooper and a commuter were taken to a hospital Friday afternoon after an accident on westbound Interstate 70 at the Highway 79 interchange.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 1 p.m. The trooper was merging onto I-70 from Hwy 79 when he was sideswiped by another vehicle.

Both the state trooper and the other driver were said to have suffered only minor injuries.