BIEHLE, MO (PERRY COUNTY) – A driver was seriously hurt Thursday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Perry County that also caused injuries to her passenger.
According to a crash report published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 4:40 p.m. on Interstate 55, near the 123 milepost, when 28-year-old Heather J. Dyke, of High Ridge, lost control of a 2001 Chevrolet Trailblazer.
The vehicle then collided with a guardrail and flipped over an unspecified number of times before colliding with the guardrail on the opposite side of the roadway.
Dyke was seriously injured in the collision. She was taken to St. Francis Medical Center along with her passenger, 31-year-old Jason M. Puckett, of Collinsville, Illinois, who suffered moderate injuries.
The Chevrolet was totaled in the collision.
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