House Springs resident Tricia McCartney was stopped in traffic while heading westbound on Highway 30 at High Ridge Boulevard Thursday when her car was hit from behind at 5:30 p.m. by a driver of a sports utility vehicle (SUV) from Cedar Hill.
McCartney, 23, was driving a 2000 Toyota Celica. The other driver, 54-year-old Carl Keeven, was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Tracker SUV.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report.
McCartney was taken by a North Jefferson County Ambulance crew to St. Clare Health Center.