Two injured in traffic crash in Lafayette County Saturday

Monday, May 15, 2017

A report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol says a crash occurred when 20-year-old Christian J. Peyton, of Auburn, Ill., lost control of the 2006 Yamaha he was driving and was ejected. The vehicle then continued westbound on Interstate 70 and was struck by a 2016 GMC driven by 54-year-old Michael T. Steiniger, of O'Fallon. The crash occurred on westbound I-70 at the 35 mile marker at 10:30 a.m. May 13.

The report states Peyton sustained moderate injuries and was transported to a hospital in Independence for treatment. Steiniger received minor injuries and was driven from the scene. The reports states that each of the drivers was wearing a safety device.

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