Elderly woman injured when vehicle strikes guardrail on I-44

SULLIVAN, MO – A 73-year-old woman was injured yesterday afternoon when the car in which she was a passenger struck a guardrail on westbound I-44, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

An MSHP trooper was called to milepost 224 at 4:50 p.m. on October 28. According to the trooper’s report, the 72-year-old man driving a 2011 Lincoln MKZ lost control of the vehicle and hit a guardrail, injuring his 73-year-old female passenger.

Emergency responders took the victim to Missouri Baptist Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver was unhurt.

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