Two people injured in single-vehicle crash on Highway UU

PIKE COUNTY, MO – Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash on eastbound Highway UU on Tuesday evening.

Michael A. Everett, 54, was traveling east on Highway UU in a 2011 GMC Terrain, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the road, hit a driveway, went airborne, landed on the ground and overturned. MSHP reports the crash happened west of Highway 54 around 5:30 p.m.

Everett was airlifted to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for serious injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

Adam W. Henderson, a passenger, was transported to Pike County Memorial Hospital for moderate injuries. He was also wearing a seat belt.

The GMC was totaled.

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