Unknown driver loses control of vehicle and crashes into tree off road

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A woman was seriously injured Friday morning when the vehicle she was riding in drove off Whiskey Creek Road and hit a tree.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol,  at 4 a.m. 40-year-old Jennifer Phipps was travelling in a 2003 Dodge Stratus when the driver crossed the center of the road and the vehicle veered off the road near Brookside Lane.

Officials say, the Dodge then hit a tree and came to a stop in the road.

Phipps was transported to Mercy Hospital Washing for her injuries.

There are no other details known about the crash or the unnamed driver.

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