Man missing after boats collide on eastern Missouri river

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ST. LOUIS – Search crews are looking for an eastern Missouri man after two boats collided on the Cuivre River.

The accident happened around 7 p.m. Monday near Old Monroe, about 40 miles north of St. Louis. The search was suspended around 1 a.m. Tuesday but was starting again after sunrise.

Fire officials say four men were on the river in two boats when the collision occurred. One of the men was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Two others were unhurt.

The missing man is described as a 20-year-old from Moscow Mills, Missouri.

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