St. Joseph Man & Kansas City Woman Injured in Platte County Crash

A Saint Joseph man and a Kansas City, Missouri woman suffered injuries in a Platte County crash this morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 7:30 this morning on westbound I-435, at mile marker 35, as 29-year-old Shawn T. Trimble drove eastbound, went off the road, and struck a westbound vehicle driven by 32-year-old Lauren B. Fastenau head-on.

Trimble suffered minor injuries and sought treatment at Saint Luke’s.

Fastenau suffered minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.

Authorities say both wore seat belts at the time of the crash.