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Three injured in one-vehicle crash

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

BENTON -- Three people were injured in a crash on northbound Interstate 55 between Benton and Scott City on Tuesday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened at 9:38 a.m. when a northbound vehicle driven Lesley C. Parker, 37, of Cape Girardeau ran off the right side of the road, returned to the road, went back off the right side of the road and overturned, ejecting Parker.

Parker and her passengers, Margaret A. Fowler, 43, of Benton, and Rodney L. Coomer, 53, of Benton, were listed as having moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance toSaint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. They weren't wearing seat belts, according to the patrol's crash report.