Distracted by Cell Phone, Woman Crashes into Parked Tractor Trailer
The accident occurred on June 9 on an I-64 entrance ramp.
Brianna N. Rogers-Brooks, 28, of Lake Saint Louis was westbound on the ramp from Route N to westbound Interstate 64 at 6:20 p.m. Saturday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
Distracted by her cell phone, Rogers-Brooks' drove her Nissan Maxima off the right side of the roadway and struck a Freightliner tractor trailer that had been parked on the shoulder while the driver was attempting to make repairs.
Rogers-Brooks, who was not wearing a safety belt, received minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to SSM St. Joseph Hospital West.
Rogers-Brooks' Nissan was totaled.