A Moscow Mills man suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident Sunday evening in St. Charles County.


A Moscow Mills man suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident Sunday evening in St. Charles County.
The accident happened at 6:55 p.m. on northbound U.S. 61 at Route W, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. A 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier driven by 66-year-old Carl Westemeyer of Moscow Mills reportedly turned onto northbound U.S. 61 in front of a 2001 Ford Ranger operated by Christopher Ruggeri, 19, of Bridgeton. Unable to stop in time, the Ranger struck the rear of the Cavalier. The Cavalier left the roadway where it struck a highway reflector sign.
Westemeyer, who was wearing a safety device at the time of the accident, was taken to St. Joseph Hospital West by St. Charles County Ambulance.