Woman severely injured in multi-vehicle crash on Highway 63

1 year 1 month 3 weeks ago October 15, 2015 Oct 15, 2015 Thursday, October 15 2015 Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58:00 AM CDT in News
By: Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Reporter

STURGEON- A 19-year old woman was severely injured after her van rear-ended a semi-truck on Highway 63 near McComas Road early Thursday morning. Elizabeth Beeler was taken to University Hospital and her condition was stable as of late Thursday morning. Beeler was wearing a seatbelt. The driver of the semi-truck did not suffer any injuries. Beeler's van was totaled in the accident. 

Missouri State Highway Patrol officers closed a lane on the northbound and southbound sides of Highway 63 after the crash at about 7:30 Thursday morning. 

Lanes reopened after they were blocked by debris from the accident. Law enforcment officials were clearing the scene.   

[Editor's Note: This story has been updated to provide the latest information available.]

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