Two DeSoto residents injured in a two-vehicle accident in South County

Two people were injured in a three-vehicle accident on northbound I-55 at Butler Hill Road on Thursday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an unknown vehicle was changing lanes and struck the left side of a 2002 Ford Escape driven by 38-year-old Abraham Adams of Arnold, and then began skidding and struck a 2017 Ford Focus driven by 26-year-old Timothy Jones of DeSoto. Jones and a passenger in his vehicle, 26-year-old Tanisha Rickmar of DeSoto were both taken by emergency vehicles to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with moderate injuries. The accident took place just after 1 o’clock Thursday afternoon.