Slick Roads The Culprit In Car Crash On I-55 In Jefferson County

(Jefferson County) A car accident on northbound I-55 in Jefferson County Wednesday sent two men to the hospital. 23-year-old Jacob Fiedler of Festus was driving a 2004 Pontiac GTO that began to spin towards the left lane. Christopher Lockett of Granite City, Illinois swerved to avoid a collision in his freightliner tractor trailer, but the front of his vehicle struck the side of Fiedler’s Pontiac. That impact sent Lockett into the median wall and his vehicle overturned. Fiedler was moderately injured and Lockett received minor injuries. Both were taken to Mercy Hospital South.