PERRYVILLE, MO (PERRY COUNTY) – Three people, including a 4-year-old child, were injured following a rear-end collision in Perry County early this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened in Perryville on I-55 southbound, near the 127 mile marker, at 12:33 a.m., when a 2007 Nissan X-Terra was struck from behind by a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe.
The Nissan and the Hyundai, driven by 23-year-old Chyanne R. Bartoe, of Old Appleton, went off the right side of the roadway. The Nissan then rolled over an unspecified number of times.
Bartoe was taken to the hospital for the treatment of moderate injuries. Her 4-year-old boy passenger was not seriously hurt but was also brought to the hospital for treatment.
The driver of the X-Terra, 69-year-old Cape Girardeau woman Judith A. McMullin, was brought to the same hospital after sustaining minor injuries.
All three victims were wearing a seat restraint when the accident occurred.
The Nissan and the Hyundai were totaled in the crash.
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