U.S. 63 at Ashland re-opened after accident

All 4 lanes of Hwy 63 at Liberty Lane in Ashland were closed temporarily due to a rollover accident.

Here's the report from the Missouri Highway Patrol:

A Columbia man was injured in a two-car accident at 7:40 a.m., on U.S. 63 at Liberty Lane, in Boone County.

According to the Highway Patrol report, a 2008 Dodge, driven eastbound by Teresa J. Gerstenschlager, 24, Ashland, attempted to cross from Liberty Lane to northbound U.S. 63 and traveled into the path of a 2009 Honda, driven southbound by Brian L. McCuren, 41, Columbia. The McCuren vehicle struck the Gerstenschlager vehicle and after impact the Gerstenschlager vehicle traveled into the median and overturned.

McCuren was taken to Boone Hospital Center.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.


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