Woman severely hurt after crashing into trees, pole in Franklin Co rollover crash
Posted on Sunday, October 11th, 2020
GERALD, MO (FRANKLIN COUNTY) – A woman from Union was severely injured when her vehicle crashed into a light pole and two trees early this morning in Franklin County, according to a crash report published by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash happened on 3675 Pin Oak Road in the town of Gerald at 3:40 a.m. when 32-year-old Melissa N. Seifert, operating a 2012 Dodge Journey, went off the side of the roadway. She then collided with two trees, a utility pole, then finally rolled over an unspecified number of times.
She was taken to Mercy Hospital Washington for the treatment of serious injuries. No other injuries were reported in the crash.
Seifert was reportedly wearing her seatbelt when the crash happened.
The Dodge was totaled in the crash.
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