SELMA, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A 22-year-old woman was injured following a single-vehicle crash on I-55 in Jefferson County early yesterday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened near the town of Selma on southbound I-55, at the 168.4 mile marker, at 2:05 a.m.
22-year-old Bloomsdale woman Alyssa M. Sanchez was driving a 2015 Dodge Dart when she went off the left side of the roadway and collided with a cable barrier. Sanchez overcorrected the vehicle, sending it off the opposite side of the roadway, where she crashed into a rock embankment.
Sanchez, who was wearing her seatbelt at the time, was taken to Mercy Hospital South with moderate injuries.
No other people were hurt in the crash.
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