ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO — Two men and a woman were injured Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision on Route OO in Francois County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened on Route OO at the intersection to Old Fredericktown Road and was reported by Trooper A. D. Pogue at 3:05 p.m.
A 2005 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound on the highway when it approached a stopped vehicle and attempted to avoid hitting it, causing the F-150 to cross the centerline and strike a southbound 2002 GMC Safari van head-on.
The 68-year-old male driver of the GMC Safari, along with his 43-year-old female passenger, received moderate to minor injuries respectively and were both transported by ambulance to Parkland Health Center Farmington.
The driver of the causing Ford F-150, a 72-year-old man, sustained minor injuries and was also taken to Parkland Health Center Farmington by private conveyance.
Both vehicles were totaled in the accident.
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