Michael Meiners among Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 70 in Boone County
Boone County, Missouri (February 21, 2018) – Three men were hurt when two vehicles crashed on Interstate 70 in Boone County on Tuesday night.
According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident took place on I-70 westbound at Mile Marker 114.6 around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 20.
58-year-old Michael J. Meiners of St. Louis was reportedly driving a 2005 Pontiac Vibe westbound on I-70 when he veered off the roadway in an attempt to avoid striking a vehicle that was stopped in the roadway after being involved in an earlier crash.
Meiners ended up hitting a concrete barrier.
A 2011 MAC CXU613 driven by 53-year-old Barry J. Kubat of Omaha Ne., was also westbound and attempted to press on the brakes to avoid the Pontiac but the MAC slid and crashed into the Pontiac, causing it to overturn.
The MAC then crashed into the concrete wall.
Meiners and his passenger, 57-year-old Steven D. Painter of St. Louis suffered moderate injuries. They were both taken to Cooper County Hospital.
Kubat was not injured but his passenger, 71-year-old Francis B. Batten of Waterloo, Nb., was transported to Coopers County Hospital with serious injuries.
Both vehicles were totaled.
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