Two women Injured in Pettis County Rollover
Two women were injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred early this morning in Pettis County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound Toyota Solara was on Route B, west of Sacajawea Road at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, traveling too fast for the conditions. The driver, 28-year-old Shyla M. Cranmer of Marshall, overcorrected, causing the vehicle to run off the right side of the roadway. The Toyota then overturned several times, ejecting both occupants before coming to rest in the middle of the roadway.
Cranmer and her occupant, 33-year-old Jessica Sellers of Knob Noster, suffered serious injuries, and both were transported to University Hospital in Columbia. Neither were wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Toyota was totaled and towed by Don's Truck Towing.
Pettis County Deputies assisted the three Patrolman at the scene.
According to Pettis County Sheriff Brad Anders, Pettis County Deputies picked up a vehicle pursuit originally initiated by Sedalia Police.
The driver of the vehicle allegedly failed to yield for an attempted traffic stop.
Deputies located the vehicle near Route B at the city limits. Another traffic stop was attempted at which time the vehicle fled at a high rate of speed west on B.
Approximately 45 seconds later, the vehicle crashed just west of Sacajawea and both driver and passenger were ejected.