Accident on I-70 Slows Traffic

1 decade 2 years 11 months ago Sunday, February 18 2007 Feb 18, 2007 Sunday, February 18, 2007 9:59:49 PM CST February 18, 2007 in News

The accident happened near the 129 mile marker on eastbound I-70 close to where U.S. 63 and I-70 intersect.

"We were coming down 70, we saw the white car had come off the approach ramp, and he went into the guardrail, and then went back over, hit the back end of the semi-truck, and then bounced back over into the siderail again, hit the brown truck, and then bounced back into the minivan," accident witness Holly Leimkuehler said.

Leimkuehler, a registered nurse, said she pulled over to see if she could help. An ambulance took the Corvette's driver to Columbia Regional Hospital with minor head injuries. There were no other passengers in the Corvette and no one else was injured in the accident.

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