JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO — A 49-year-old woman was injured Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle collision after suffering a medical emergency near Fenton, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper B. J. Magnan responded to the accident on Romaine Creek Road east of Highway 141 in Jefferson County at 1:15 p.m.
The woman was at the wheel of a 2008 Honda Civic traveling eastbound on Romain Creek Road when she suffered from a medical condition and passed out. Her vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, then went across the road again and went off the left side of the roadway. The front of the vehicle came to rest and got stuck in a ditch.
The woman was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries.
The MSHP crash report indicates the 2008 Honda Civic sustained minor damages.
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