Bourdon driver seriously injured in eastbound I-44 crash

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A 28-year-old Bourdon driver was seriously injured in a crash on eastbound I-44 on Saturday afternoon.

Police report Alexandra M. Ausley was traveling eastbound on I-44 in a 2013 Hyundai Elantra when it hydroplaned and traveled off the right side of the road. The Hyundai became airborne and and overturned. It landed on it’s roof on an embankment, slid down the embankment, and overturned again. The accident happened at mile marker 246.4 around 12:46 p.m.

Ausley was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington. She was not wearing a seat belt.

The Hyundai sustained extensive damages.

It is unclear if Ausley was speeding when she hydroplaned.

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