Bonne Terre woman seriously hurt in single-vehicle rollover on US-67

VALLES MINES, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A woman from Bonne Terre was seriously injured during a rollover accident in Jefferson County this morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident occurred at 8:48 a.m. in Valles Mines, which is located about seven miles south of De Soto, on northbound Highway 67, near Route V.

43-year-old Bonne Terre woman Valarie L. Moore was driving a 2007 Ford Focus northbound on US-67 when she went off the right side of the roadway. She overcorrected, sending her vehicle across the highway, and over the left side of the road. The Focus collided with a post in the median, then rolled over several times.

Moore, who was wearing her seatbelt, was taken to Mercy Hospital South with severe injuries.

No other people were hurt in the crash.

The Focus was totaled as a result.

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