Jeep wreck

GRANT CITY, Mo. — Three area residents were injured late Friday in a one-vehicle collision on 170th Street a mile southeast of Grant City in Worth County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when Lana M. Robinson, 35, Grant City, who was driving an eastbound 1992 Jeep Wrangler, failed to negotiate a curve, causing the Jeep to travel off the south side of the roadway and strike a tree.

Robinson escaped injury, but two passengers were hurt in the mishap. They were Ericka J. Coslow, 38, Ravenwood, who suffered minor injuries, and McKenzie J. Denson, 29, Grant City, who suffered moderate injures, the patrol report stated.

According to a Highway Patrol arrest report, Robinson was taken into custody by Worth County authorities on pending charges of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, careless and imprudent driving resulting in a motor vehicle accident and failure to wear a seat belt.

None of the women were properly restrained inside the vehicle, according to the patrol accident report.

Both Coslow and Denson were taken to Northwest Medical Center in Albany, Coslow by private vehicle and Denson in a Worth County ambulance.

Damage to the Jeep was described as moderate.

Patrol Sgt. M.P. Quilty was assisted in working the accident by personnel from Worth and Gentry counties.

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