MO: 1 left injured after wrong-way collision on US-63 near Kirksville

ADAIR COUNTY, MO – Two vehicles collided head-on Tuesday afternoon on U.S. Highway 63 near south Kirksville, leaving a 77-year-old woman injured, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened about a mile south of the city and was first reported at 1:15 p.m. Multiple agencies–including the Adair County Sheriff’s Department, Adair County EMS, and Adair County Fire Department–responded to the scene.

A preliminary investigation by the MSHP indicates a 57-year-old woman was operating a 2016 Jeep Cherokee northbound in the southbound lanes when the Jeep struck a 2013 Ford Edge head-on.

The 77-year-old woman, who was driving the Ford southbound, suffered moderate injuries. She was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center.

The Jeep and the Ford received extensive and total damages, respectively, and were both towed from the scene.


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