Three Weekend Accidents Injure Three

Three accidents over the weekend send three people to area hospitals.

The first crash happened Friday evening at 5:35 when a semi driven by a Florida man struck the driver’s side of a vehicle driven by 44-year old Beth Mayhew of Auxvasse while she was making a left-hand turn.

The accident happened on eastbound I-70 at the 153.8 mile marker and Mayhew was flown to a Columbia hospital with serious injuries.

The second crash happened in Boone county Saturday night at 11:34 on westbound Jay Jay west of Gano Chance when 26-year old Daryl Spauldin of Centralia exceeded the speed limit and ran off the right side of the road and struck a sign.

He had minor injuries and was taken to a Columbia hospital for treatment.

The third crash was in Audrain county yesterday (Sunday) morning at 10:36 on Highway 22 at Route V.

66-year old Jacubus Venter of Milltown, Indiana driving west, crossed the eastbound lane and struck a concrete barrier.

He was taken to a Columbia hospital with serious injuries.

All of the accidents were worked by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

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