O’Fallon Man Seriously Injured in Crash on Veterans Memorial Parkway

A 48-year-old O’Fallon man sustained serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash last night in O’Fallon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Eric B. Walls was westbound on Veterans Memorial Parkway east of O’Fallon Lakes Drive at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday when his 2003 Chevy Silverado went off the roadway and down an embankment.

The front of the pickup truck hit a ditch and the truck overturned into the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70, where it struck the concrete median.

Walls sustained serious injuries and was taken to SSM St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles.

Walls was wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash. According to MSHP records, he was arrested for DWI later Wednesday evening.