Police: Driver ejected after a SUV fails to yield at light

Authorities say the driver of a yellow Jeep tried to stop to avoid being hit by the SUV that failed to yield at the light, but the Jeep's brakes locked up and the vehicle overturned. That's when the driver was ejected.

Posted: Jun 20, 2019 3:41 PM
Updated: Jun 20, 2019 5:27 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A driver was ejected from a vehicle after another vehicle failed to yield at the light at the intersection of Frederick and Riverside Road.

The accident happened around 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Authorities say the driver of a yellow Jeep tried to stop to avoid being hit by the SUV that ran through the green yield signal, but the Jeep's brakes locked up and the vehicle overturned. That's when the driver was ejected.

According to St. Joseph Police, the driver was taken to Mosaic Life Care with minor to moderate injuries.

The driver of the SUV refused medical.

The two drivers were the only people involved in the accident.

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