Driver Becomes Combative After Traffic Accident

The accident happened Friday morning at the intersection of 3rd and Charles, no injuries were reported as a result of the wreck.

Posted: Mar. 16, 2018 12:26 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) St. Joseph police say that a Jeep Cherokee was traveling the wrong way on 3rd Street.

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A silver Chrysler minivan was traveling westbound on Charles towards the entrance ramp of Interstate 229 South when the Jeep t-boned the van.

Police say that originally, they believed the driver of the Jeep was suffering a heart attack.

CPR was performed on scene and the driver became responsive.

Officers say once the driver was placed into the ambulance, he became combative.

It is still under investigation if the driver was impaired or has some kind of medical condition.

No one was injured as a result of the accident.

An elderly couple in the minivan were able to leave the scene in their vehicle.

The driver of the Jeep will receive citations, depending on the outcome of the investigation.

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