ST. LOUIS, MO – The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a single-vehicle accident that occurred on Highway B at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night, according to DailyJournalOnline.
Megan Johnson, 33, was driving near Salem when she swerved to avoid hitting a deer, which caused her 2016 Chevrolet Malibu to hit a tree near.
Johnson and one of her passengers, an 11-year-old minor, were taken to Salem District Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.
A second passenger, 41-year-old Christopher Null, was flown to Mercy Creve Coeur with serious injuries.
According to the report, Null was not wearing a seat belt, while Johnson and the minor were.
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