ROBERTSVILLE, MO – Two drivers sustained serious injuries in head-on collision on Highway N on Wednesday morning.
Rocky W. Lachance, 42, was traveling in the southbound lanes of Highway N when he drove his 2010 Volkswagen Jetta into oncoming traffic, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. His Jetta struck a 2012 Honda CRV, driven by 73-year-old Dorothy M. Coleman, head-on. The collision occurred at 4166 Highway N around 11:55 a.m.
Both Lachance and Coleman were transported to Mercy Hospital Washington. Lachance was not wearing a seat belt, but Coleman was wearing hers.
Police report both vehicles were totaled.
It is unclear why Lachance traveled onto the wrong side of the highway.
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