ST. ROBERT, MO (PULASKI COUNTY) – Two people were seriously hurt in Pulaski County after a car crashed into a tree Sunday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at 11:10 a.m. on Highway 28, near Hasty Road, about a mile north of St. Robert.
A white 2008 Mazda Tribute, driven by 31-year-old Ryan R. Bemis, of Dixon, ran off the left side of the highway, then collided with a fence and a tree.
Bemis and a passenger, 24-year-old Amber N. Santos, also of Dixon, were taken to the hospital in Rolla with serious injuries.
They were reportedly not wearing seatbelts when the crash happened.
No other vehicles were involved in the accident.
The Mazda was totaled in the collision.
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