Woman injured after car crashes into tree in House Springs

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A woman was hurt Thursday evening after her vehicle collided with a tree in Jefferson County, northwest of House Springs, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened at 5:16 p.m. on 3994 West Four Ridge Road when victim Vonda J. Pennington, 56, of House Springs, drove a 2005 Ford Explorer off the side of the road and hit a tree.

Pennington was taken to Mercy South with moderate injuries. She was reportedly wearing a seatbelt when the accident occurred.

No other people were injured in the collision.

The Explorer was totaled in the crash.

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