Woman injured after car crashes into cow on I-55 NB in Perry County

PERRY COUNTY, MO — A 47-year-old Perryville woman was injured Monday night after her vehicle struck a cow on Interstate 55 northbound in Perry County, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Trooper J. C. Jenkins responded to the incident in the northbound lanes of I-5 near the 130.0 mile marker at 9:20 p.m.

The woman was heading northbound in a 2018 Dodge Journey when the vehicle hit the animal in the roadway.

The driver was transported by ambulance to Perry County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

The MSHP crash report indicates the Dodge Journey was totaled in the accident.


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