A Sweet Springs woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Monday afternoon in Pettis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 2007 Chevy Cobalt, driven by 64-year-old Virginia Ulverg of Sweet Springs, was on Buncomb Road, north of Route OO (west of Houstonia) around 5:15 p.m., when she traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a culvert. The Chevy then became airborne and struck a ditch before landing in a creek.

Ulverg suffered moderate injuries, and was transported to Fitzgibbon Hospital by Sweet Springs EMS. She was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.

The Cobalt was totaled.

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