man in handcuffs

Gary L. Meyer, 57, of Fenton was arrested Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 22, following an accident at Hwy. 30 and Local Hillsboro Road near Cedar Hill that left a Catawissa woman injured. Meyer was arrested for an alleged burglary, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

At 2:28 p.m., Meyer was driving an eastbound 2001 Jeep Cherokee, and the front of the vehicle struck the left side of a northbound 2012 Mazda 3 driven by Valecia M. Ruzicka, 18, of Catawissa, the report said.

Ruzicka was moderately injured and taken by Big River Ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in south St. Louis County.

No injuries were reported for Meyer.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, the patrol reported.

The two vehicles were totaled, the report said.

The highway patrol arrested Meyer at 3:14 p.m., and he was being held at the Jefferson County Jail, according to the report.