Marie A Taormina, 21, of O’Fallon, was seriously injured Wednesday night when the car in which she was riding struck a concrete median.
Taormina was a passenger in a 1995 Ford Mustang being driven by a 16-year-old male also from O’Fallon. The car was westbound on Interstate 70, west of St. Charles Rock Road at about 11:40 p.m. when the driver lost control, travelled off the roadway and struck the median.
Taormina sustained serious injuries and the driver sustained moderate injuries. Both were transported to DePaul Hospital, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
Both the driver and passenger were wearing safety devices.