BOONE COUNTY, Mo. – A cellphone is being blamed for an injury accident in Boone County Thursday afternoon.

The driver, 29 Crash-graphic-genericyear old Alexis George of Mexico, Missouri, told the Missouri Highway Patrol that she reached for her cellphone and traveled off the left side of eastbound Interstate 70 just East of Columbia around 4:00.

George was transported to University Hospital with minor injuries after the vehicle struck the median barrier.