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A Fenton woman and a Springfield woman were hurt Thursday afternoon (July 9) when they were standing outside a 2003 Dodge Durango that was stopped on the shoulder of Hwy. 30 at Main Drive in High Ridge, and a 2016 Honda HRV struck the Durango, which then hit the pedestrians, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

The 43-year-old Chesterfield woman who was driving the HRV also was hurt, and she was arrested for suspicion of driving while intoxicated, the patrol reported.

Laura L. Weber, 55, of Fenton and Riley W. Zimmerman, 19, of Springfield the pedestrians, the report said.

The accident occurred at 12:46 p.m. when the Chesterfield woman was driving the HRV east on the highway and ran off the left side of the road, where it struck the Durango, which then struck Weber and Zimmerman, according to the report.

Both Weber and Zimmerman were moderately injured and taken by North Jefferson County Ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in south St. Louis County, the report said.

Weber was treated and released, but the hospital had no information about Zimmerman, a Mercy spokesman said.

The Chesterfield woman, who was wearing a seat belt, also was moderately hurt and taken by North Jefferson County Ambulance to Mercy South, where she was listed in satisfactory condition this afternoon (July 10), the spokesman said.

The HRV was totaled, and the Durango was extensively damaged, the report said.

The highway patrol arrested the Chesterfield woman at 2:40 p.m. Thursday at the hospital, according to the report.

Her name will not be released unless charges are filed, and as of this afternoon, none had been filed.