(KMOV.com) – Police said several people were injured after an accident in Jefferson County Wednesday evening.
Authorities said the accident, which involved four cars, occurred near the intersection of Missouri Highway A and Old Highway A around 6:30 p.m. According to police, a vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway A crossed over the center line before side swiping two cars and hitting another one head on.
The Missouri Highway Patrol said both roads were closed for several hours.
Police also said the driver of the car that crossed over the center line and the driver of the car that was hit head were both airlifted to a hospital. A passenger from the car that was hit head on was taken to a hospital by ambulance. Everyone transported suffered serious injuries.