JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A woman was seriously injured Wednesday afternoon when the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado she was riding in drove off the Missouri 21 roadway and overturned.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened at 2:02 p.m. Wednesday on MO 21 north of Britton Road. The Silverado was traveling northbound when its 48-year-old male driver applied the brakes. The brakes locked and he lost control of the vehicle, which slid across the highway, hit the edge of the roadway, and overturned.
A 65-year-old female passenger was injured in the accident. She was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South.
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