Slick roads are one of the causes of three separate accidents in the KCHI listening area on Friday.
Three Chillicothe residents were injured in a one vehicle accident in Clinton County Friday afternoon. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the accident occurred on I-35 two miles north of Holt when a car driven by 37 year old Elsa Morris of Chillicothe approached stopped traffic, swerved to miss other motorists and ran off the road and went down an embankment.
Injured were 5 year old Teriseta Morris with moderate injuries, 9 year old Rachel Morris and 40 year old Michael Harbord both with minor injuries.
All three were taken to a Cameron Hospital. The driver was not injured.
Two people were injured in a two vehicle accident in Davies County. A Missouri Department of Transportation truck was on I-35, five miles south of Pattonsburg when a car driven by 28 year old Andrea Miller of Bethany and an unknown car were following the MoDOT truck closely with reduced visibility due to snow. The unknown car changed lanes to pass the truck when the Miller vehicle struck the MoDOT truck in the rear.
Miller was taken to a Bethany Hospital with minor injuries. The MoDOT truck driver was not injured and the third vehicle did not stop.
A Linneus woman was injured in a one car accident in Linn County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 24 year old Sahara N. Baldwin of Linneus suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon when her car went out of control on a snow covered Highway 5, Four miles north of Linneus. The car went off the road and overturned.
Baldwin was taken to a Brookfield hospital with minor injuries.