Columbia Collision Sends Two to Hospital

3 years 4 months 5 days ago Saturday, June 14 2014 Jun 14, 2014 Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:06:00 PM CDT June 14, 2014 in News
By: James Packard, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - A head-on collision on route VV had the road closed for about an hour Saturday night.

The accident occurred around 9:20 p.m. when a Hyundai Elantra was traveling southbound in the northbound lane of route VV, sideswiped a Hummer, and struck a Ford F150 head-on.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the driver of the Hyundai and the F150 were transported to University Hospital with serious injuries. There is no update on their condition.

The accident left the Ford F150 in a ditch on the side of the road. The cars involved were removed and route VV was open again around 10:30 p.m. 

[Editor's Note: This story has been updated to include information about the types of cars involved, the extent of injuries, and the cause of the accident.]

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