Metro-East News

Woman hurt in minor accident in East St. Louis

An unidentified female in her 20s sustained minor injuries after the vehicle she was driving struck the rear end of a truck in the 800 block of Kingshighway. East St. Louis Police Capt. Bobby Cole said the accident occurred about 4 p.m.

“The lady was driving a gold Buick. Her vehicle struck the rear end of a truck. The driver of the truck fled the scene,” Cole said.

No details were available on the truck or whether the driver sustained any injuries.