Crashes Injure Three

Three northeast Missouri crashes yesterday sent a total of three folks to the hospital.

The first crash was in Monroe County, happening around 10:10 am at the intersection of Routes C and M east of Middle Grove. A driver from Huntsville, 21 year old Adrian Albright, was airlifted to Coulmbia. He was driving through the intersection and was unaware of the car approaching from his left until the 96 GM C Dump Truck ran the stop sign, plowing into his driver’s side. Albright was not wearing a seat belt, according to reports.

The second crash happened about 11:20am in Macon county and resulted in 51-year old Don Baker of Kirksville being taken to the hospital in serious condition. Troopers say Baker was westbound on US36 at Anabel and rear-ended a dump truck driven by Meisner, as Meisner tried to turn left into a rural driveway. Baker was airlifted from the scene to University Medical Center in Columbia. MEisner was not hurt.

The third wreck was last hight. 18-year old Alexnmdra LeGrand of Higbee drifted off the south shoulder of Highway B, just a mile outside Higbee. She was alone in the 2001 Saturn SCI at abou 5:45pm, and not wearing a safety belt. The car had undergone a complete rollover. She was alone at the time, and ended up traveling by private car to Boone County Hospital for evaluation.