56-year-old driver injured after Trailblazer strikes utility pole

WRIGHT CITY, MO – A 56-year-old woman was injured after her 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer struck a utility pole in a Lincoln County intersection.

Police report Connie S. Tinker, 36, was traveling northbound on Highway J when she lost control at the intersection of Highway WW. Her Chevrolet traveled off the right side of the road, and she over-corrected causing her to travel off the left side of the road. She struck an embankment and utility pole around 2 p.m.

Tinker was transported to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital Lake St. Louis for minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Chevrolet was totaled.

It is unclear why she lost control of the vehicle.

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