Car Hits Freightliner In Ste. Gen County, Man Suffers Serious Injuries

(Ste. Genevieve County) A car crash in Ste. Genevieve County Wednesday afternoon sent one person to the hospital. The crash occurred on northbound 55 at the 160 mile marker when a 2019 Ford Cargo Van driven by Craig Ochterbeck of Imperial struck the rear of a 2020 Freightliner driven by Yocheved Solomon of Marietta, Georgia. Ochterbeck drove off the right side of the road and struck a rock bluff. 30-year-old Christopher Sutton of Greenwood, Mississippi, an occupant in Ochterbeck’s vehicle, was airlifted to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with serious injuries.