EDGEWOOD — Two were injured after two semis collided on I-57 Thursday evening. At around 7:00 a semi driven 54 year old Margaret Marie Lecomte, of Sealy, Texas, had stalled in the right lane of southbound I-57. Another semi driven by 24 year old Michael Anthony Smith, of Kennett, Missouri, approached Lecomte’s semi from the rear and collided with the trailer. Traffic was shut down as a result.
Both drivers were transported to hospitals for treatment. Lecomte is charged with Violating Minimum Speed Regulation and Smith is charged with Failure to Reduce Speed to avoid a crash.