Wrong-way driver crash injures two people
Posted on Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020
SULLIVAN, MO – A 27-year-old driver of a 2007 Ford 500 traveled into oncoming traffic on Highway H north of Evergreen Drive and struck a 2017 Chevrolet Trailblazer on Monday afternoon.
The Ford was traveling northbound on Highway H when it drove into the Trailblazer’s path and the vehicles collided head-on, according to police reports.
Both drivers were transported to Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital for injuries sustained in the crash. The Ford driver, identified as Marissa Tarpley, sustained moderate injuries. and the Trailblazer driver, identified as 62-year-old Deborah Hayes, sustained minor injuries.
It is unclear what caused Tarpley to drive on the wrong side of Highway H.
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