Woman hospitalized after single-car crash on Hwy 32 in Mineral Point

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO — A 42-year-old Desloge woman was seriously injured early Wednesday morning in a single-car collision while trying to avoid a deer on Highway 32 near Mineral Point, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Police said incident occurred in the eastbound lanes of MO-32 at the intersection of Stoney Point Road shortly before 5:05 a.m.

The woman was at the wheel of a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt going eastbound when her vehicle veered off the right side of the road to avoid a deer and overcorrected, then traveled off the left side of the roadway before striking a rock and overturning.

The driver was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries. Her condition has not been disclosed.

The Chevrolet Cobalt was totaled in the accident and towed from the scene.


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