JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO — A 72-year-old woman was injured Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle rollover collision on Highway A westbound near Festus, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened in the westbound lanes of Highway A east of Burning Tree Lane and was reported by Trooper D. A. Crowell at 4:43 p.m.
The woman was at the wheel of a 2008 GMC Acadia going eastbound when her vehicle crossed the centerline, traveled off the left side of the road, and hit the guardrail. The GMC Acadia then started sliding and its front left struck a rock bluff, causing the vehicle to overturn on its top off the left side of the road.
The woman was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries.
No other details have been reported on a possible cause of crash.
The GMC Acadia was moderately damaged in the crash and had to be towed from the scene.
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