FARMINGTON, MO – A man was hospitalized late this morning after an elderly motorist struck his vehicle at an intersection in Farmington.
According to a report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 92-year-old Norma Etheridge failed to yield to a 2106 Ford Explorer at the intersection of Fairground Road and Woodlawn Drive, striking it on the right front side with her 2013 Jeep Patriot at about 11:45 a.m. today.
The driver of the Explorer, 29-year-old Caleb Davis, was taken to Parkland Health Center Farmington with minor injuries. Etheridge does not appear to have been hurt.
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