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2 injured in Interstate 55 crash in Ste. Gen. County

At the I-55, 150 mile marker (Source: Sharon Hopkins) At the I-55, 150 mile marker (Source: Sharon Hopkins)
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OZORA, MO (KFVS) -

Two men were injured in a two vehicle crash Saturday on Interstate 55 in Ste. Genevieve County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the crash happened shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday north of Ozora, Mo. around the 150 mile marker.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the driver of a 2006 International semi-tractor trailer lost control in the southbound lanes. The semi then traveled across the median and into the northbound lanes hitting a car head on.

The driver of the car, Christopher M. Randen, 35, of Marble Hill, Mo. was taken to a Jefferson County hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the semi, Christopher Lynwood of Jackson, Tennessee was taken to a Ste. Genevieve hospital with minor injuries.

Troopers say both men were wearing seat belts.

Witnesses say the road was down to one lane and sometimes a full stop on the interstate northbound lanes around the 141.2 mile marker shortly before Noon.

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