Nov 19, 2022

SUV was traveling in the grass median before rear-end crash

Posted Nov 19, 2022 1:00 AM

BUCHANAN COUNTY —Two people were injured in an accident just before 12:30p.m. Friday in Buchanan County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Subaru Outback driven by Steven A. Smith, 34, St. Joseph, was southbound in the grass median of Interstate 29 at Route DD passing cars.

When the Subaru returned to the road it rear-ended a 2012 Ford Fiesta driven by Zoie Riggs, 21, Raymore.

After impact, both vehicles traveled off the road and struck an embankment. Both drivers were transported to Mosaic Life Care. They were properly restrained, according to the KHP.