O’Fallon Woman Rhonda Powelson Hurt in St. Charles County Car Crash on Interstate 70
St. Charles County, Missouri (March 4, 2018) – An O’Fallon woman was hurt when a vehicle struck the rear of her car while in congested traffic in St. Charles County on Friday evening.
The incident occurred on westbound Interstate 70 east of U.S. Highway 61 at about 5:26 p.m. Friday, March 2.
Troopers said 49-year-old Rhonda L. Powelson of O’Fallon was driving a 2007 Volkswagen Beetle westbound on I-70 when she stepped on the brakes due to rush hour traffic ahead and was rear-ended by a 2011 Chevrolet Impala that was traveling behind her in close proximity.
Powelson was wearing her safety belt and was taken to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis with minor injuries.
The other driver, 20-year-old Brendan R. Colbert of Wentzville, was not hurt.
Both vehicles were driven from the scene with minor damage.
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