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Erica Garrett flown to hospital after collision near Robertsville

4:07 AM, Aug 23, 2013   |    comments
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Robertsville, MO (KSDK) - A collision between two vehicles Thursday has left a teenage woman hospitalized with serious injuries.

Missouri Highway patrol troopers report around 4;30 p.m. yesterday a northbound car, driven by Erica Garrett, 18 of Robertsville cross the center of Route N just south of Route O, crashing into an oncoming southbound pick-up.

The driver of the truck, 33 year old Christopher Stephens of St. Clair tried to avoid the oncoming car, but was struck nearly head-on.

Garrett was flown to Mercy Hospital St. Louis by Arch Helicopter for treatment of multiple injuries.  The other driver was not hurt in the accident.

troopers report both of the drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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