The Missouri State Highway Patrol is investigating an auto accident that involved 2 cars on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred in Antonia, roughly 36 miles south of St. Louis. According to the Patrol, at around 11:13 a.m. 18-year-old Nicholas Wynde was operating a 1995 Honda Accord on Highway M taking a trip west. Wynde rear-ended a car being hauled by a 2000 Mack Truck driven by 66-year-old John Peters. The crash took place near Old Lemay Ferry Road hurting Wynde and his three male passengers. Two of the injured were carried to the hospital for treatment, and two others declined medical treatment at the scene. Peters was uninjured in the accident, but both automobiles sustained extreme damage. None of the occupants in the Honda had on safety belts, and it is unidentified if there have been any citations issued.
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