Nov 18, 2020 9:00 PM

Woman from St. Joe hospitalized after crash

Posted Nov 18, 2020 9:00 PM

BUCHANAN COUNTY —One person was injured in an accident just after 10a.m. Wednesday in Buchanan County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2011 Ford Taurus driven by Leslie R. Stone, 49, St. Joseph, was southbound on Interstate 29 two miles south of St. Joseph in the passing lane. 

The vehicle crossed the center line into the driving lane and struck the towed unit of a 2003 Ford Explorer driven by Kirby F. Post, 43, Ellisville, Mississippi. 

Stone lost control of the Taurus. It traveled off the road into the median and struck the cable barrier.

A private vehicle transported Stone to Mosaic Life Care. Post was not injured. Both drivers were properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.