SIKESTON -- A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer was injured in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday in Scott County.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, at 4:10 p.m., highway patrol officer Kendall G. Hampton, 42, of Sikeston was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 61 in Sikeston city limits when southbound motorist Treesie B. Barnes, 80, of Canalou pulled out from a side road, crossed the highway and traveled into the path of Hampton's vehicle. Barnes' vehicle struck the patrol car in the right side.
Hampton sustained minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Missouri Delta Medical Center. No other injuries were reported.