A two-vehicle accident Tuesday on Highway 8 in Washington County resulted in two people going to the hospital.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by Kelli Stricklin, 18, Bonne Terre, was attempting to make a left turn into a private drive and was struck in the driver’s side door by a vehicle driven by Katherine Wader, 67, Belgrade. After impact, the driver’s side door of Stricklin’s vehicle opened and Stricklin was ejected from the vehicle.
Wader suffered minor injuries and was taken to Washington County Hospital by Washington County Ambulance. Stricklin sustained moderate injuries and was taken to St. John’s Mercy Center by Arch Helicopter.