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Crash on US 54 near Jefferson City injures 1

Crash on US 54 near Jefferson City injures 1

May 15th, 2019 by News Tribune in Local News

One person was hurt in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in Cole County.

Missouri Highway Patrol reports show the crash occurred around 7:55 a.m. on U.S. 54 East, just east of Route E.

Hailey Happy, 17, of Jefferson City, attempted to merge into the passing lane, which caused the front left end of her vehicle to strike a vehicle driven by Joyce Epling, 64, of Lake Ozark.

Happy had no reported injuries, while Epling was treated for minor injuries. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.