Serious to minor injuries were reported after a driver with three passengers lost control of the vehicle and overturned early Sunday morning on Interstate 70 in Cooper County.
Deondre Pearson, 23, of St. Louis was driving a 2019 Ford Fusion northbound at about 4:05 a.m. Sunday when he crossed the centerline, overcorrected over the right side of the roadway and overcorrected again, leaving the left side of the road and crashing into a tree.
A passenger who was not wearing a seatbelt sustained serious injuries, while the driver and two other passengers sustained moderate injuries. They were transported to the University Hospital for treatment. The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene.