MERCER COUNTY, Mo. – The Mercer County Fire Protection District responded to an motor vehicle crash on Highway 136, 10 miles west of Princeton, Saturday afternoon.

A passenger, Lakeisha Myers, 22, of Mercer had to extricated from the vehicle and later flown to Iowa Methodist Medical Center with serious injuries. The driver, Nicholas Myers, 35, of Mercer was transported by ambulance to a Harrison County Community Hospital with moderate injuries.

The report from the Missouri Highway Patrol says neither was wearing a safety device at the time of the crash.