St. Louis woman severely injured in wet-weather rollover crash in Imperial
Posted on Sunday, December 13th, 2020
IMPERIAL, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A St. Louis woman was severely injured in a rollover accident related to rainy weather in Jefferson County yesterday, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred on Eastbound Old Highway M, east of Moss Hollow Road, at 12:38 a.m., when the operator of a 1999 Dodge Durango, 49-year-old Sandra M. Sestan, of St. Louis, hydroplaned on the wet roadway.
Her vehicle ran off the left side of the road, then collided with a rock embankment and a rock bluff. The vehicle then traveled off the right side of the road and rolled over.
Sestan was taken to Mercy Hospital South for the treatment of serious wounds.
She was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt when the accident happened.
No other injuries were reported in the crash.
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