PIKE COUNTY, MO – Two people sustained injuries in a crash south of Moscow Mills on Tuesday evening.
A 2004 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 54-year-old William Hinnch, was headed north on US-61 at 5:35 p.m. when a 1997 Ford F-150 traveled into the Chevrolet’s path from East Outer Highway 61, police report. The Chevrolet struck the Ford, causing the Ford to travel off the highway and overturn.
The driver of the Ford, 82-year-old Leroy Bowen, was airlifted to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for serious injuries. It is unknown if Brown, of Frankford, was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Hinnch, of Frankford, was transported to Pike County Memorial Hospital for minor injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
Both vehicles were totaled.
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