2 killed, 3 injured after woman drives on wrong side of I-49

4 years 8 months 2 weeks ago Monday, July 28 2014 Jul 28, 2014 Monday, July 28, 2014 8:23:00 AM CDT July 28, 2014 in News
By: The Associated Press

SHELDON (AP) - Two people are dead after an elderly woman drove on the wrong side of Interstate 49 in southwest Missouri and collided head-on with an oncoming car.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 92-year-old Dorothy Cross of Sheldon was driving north in the southbound lanes of the interstate north of Sheldon when she collided with a car driven by 57-year-old Douglas Young of Mullen, Nebraska, at 1:32 p.m. Sunday.

Cross and Young were killed in the crash. Three passengers in Young's vehicle were transported to a Joplin hospital with serious injuries.

 

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