25-year-old woman injured after box truck overturns in Washington Co.

WALTON TOWNSHIP, MO (WASHINGTON COUNTY) – A 25-year-old woman was injured during a rollover truck accident in Washington County this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on eastbound MO-8, near Eye Road, at 10:30 a.m., when the driver of a 2018 Ford box truck went off the left side of the highway.

The truck overturned, causing 25-year-old Waynesville woman Mercedes A. Rodriguez to sustain moderate injuries.

Rodriguez, who was wearing her seatbelt, was taken to Washington County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The truck was deemed to be a total loss.

The cause of the crash was not immediately released.

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