UPDATE: According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 22-year-old Austin P. Cross of Maryville died at the KU Medical Center on Oct. 24th.
Two people were injured and one person was arrested after a wrong way crash Wednesday night on I-29 in Andrew County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, shortly after 6:30 p.m., 52-year-old Roger J. Moe of St. Joseph was driving a GMC Acadia north in the southbound lanes of I-29 about six miles north of St. Joseph. Moe’s vehicle hit a Jeep Patriot head-on in the passing lane.
The driver of the Jeep, 21-year-old Corey H. Brueggeman of Wentzville, was transported to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph for treatment of minor injuries. A passenger in the Jeep, 22-year-old Austin P. Cross of Maryville was transported to Mosaic, then to the Kansas University Medical Center of Kansas City for treatment of serious injuries.
According to the MSHP arrest report, Moe was arrested on investigative charges of driving while intoxicated – assault 2nd degree, driving on the wrong side of the roadway and driving 110 mph in a 70 mph zone.