Crash on Route 3 south of Waterloo

Pictured is the crash scene Thursday afternoon south of Waterloo. (Alan Dooley photo)

Emergency personnel responded shortly before 1:15 p.m. Thursday to a four-vehicle crash on Route 3 at LL Road south of Waterloo that resulted in one minor injury.

The Red Bud Fire Department assisted the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department, Waterloo Police Department and Monroe County EMS at the scene.

Police said a 2015 Jeep Wrangler driven by Kelly Stolte of Waterloo was traveling north on Route 3 and struck the rear of a 2018 Nissan NV work van driven by Raymond Null, 51, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., on behalf of Tri-State Water, Power & Air. This collision resulted in the work van striking a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Kristina Fricke, 56, of Waterloo. A southbound 2014 Ford F150 driven by Ethan Buch, 35, of Evansville, was also struck in the incident.

Fricke was transported to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County for treatment of a minor injury.

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