Monday night crash on I-255


Three people were injured in a crash early Monday night on I-255 near the Jefferson Barracks Bridge near Columbia.

Illinois State Police said that shortly before 6:20 p.m. on I-255 southbound at milepost 6, a bronze 2011 Ford F Series Super Duty 4X4 driven by Timothy S. Armstrong, 53, of Barnhart, Mo., slowed for traffic when it was rear-ended by a white 2007 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Salvador T. Gonzalez-Moreno, 21, of Cahokia.

The Armstrong and his passenger, Melissa G. Armstrong, 51, of Barnhart, Mo., as well as Moreno, were all transported to an area hospital with injuries. 

Assisting ISP in responding to this crash were the Columbia Fire Department, Columbia Police Department and Columbia EMS.

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