GIDEON - Two New Madrid County residents were injured, one seriously, in a single-vehicle accident Friday afternoon.
At 2:25 p.m. Friday, three and half miles north of Gideon, Juan R. Carrisalez, 30, of Parma was driving southbound on Route J when his vehicle ran off the right side of the road. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol's report, Carrisalez overcorrected, causing the vehicle to run off the left side of the road and overturn.
Jose A. Garcia, 27, of Parma, a passenger in the vehicle, received serious injuries. He was transported by Air Evac to the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Carrisalez was treated at the scene for minor injuries.