Car accident injures two near Jefferson City
JEFFERSON CITY — Two people received minor injuries after their car slid into a ditch early Thursday morning.
The Jefferson City Police Department said 49-year-old Robert Francis, Jr. and 21-year-old Nichole Savage, both of Russellville, were eastbound on a ramp from 179 to Highway 54 when Francis lost control of the car on wet pavement.
Officials also said the car turned over onto the driver's side, striking some large rocks while spinning.
Jefferson City police said Francis declined medical attention despite his minor injuries. He was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.
Officials said Savage was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident, and was taken to a local hospital for injuries.