Lavern D. Passmore, 75, of Camden Point, MO was eastbound on I-64 in heavy traffic Tuesday morning. Passmore, driving a 2010 Chevy Cobalt, was following too close and did not notice that traffic was stopped ahead of him, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
Passmore's Chevy struck the rear of a 2010 Mazda 6 driven by Wesley McVey, 33, of Troy. McVey, in turn, struck the back of a 2012 Jeep Laredo driven by Patricia J. Lacroix, 62, of Lake Saint Louis.
Lacrois sustained moderate injuries and was transported to . She was wearing a safety belt.
McVey and Passmore were not injured in the collisions, although both their vehicles were extensively damaged. Lacroix's Jeep received minor damage.