COLE COUNTY, Mo. – A driver and passenger from Loose Creek were injured in a one vehicle crash in Cole County Friday.

The rollovergeneric2Missouri Highway Patrol crash report says Mark Backes, 66, was eastbound on Highway 50 at Lisletown Road, shortly after 4:00 yesterday. Backes lost control of his vehicle during a lane change, criss crossed the highway and overturned off the left side. Backes received moderate injuries and his wife, Tetyana Backes, 58, suffered serious injuries.

They were both transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center for treatment.