One person was seriously injured in a car crash on Highway 54 in Cole County at 8:25 this morning. [Friday]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred when a vehicle driven by 24 year old Shimera Coleman of Jefferson City was traveling east in the west bound lane and struck a pick up truck driven by 30 year old Jason Stevens, also of Jefferson City, head on.
Stevens was transported by ambulance to SSM St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.
Coleman was taken by helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia.