MONROE COUNTY, Mo. – Snow on the roadway caused a head on collision in Monroe County Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, Eugene Pardo, 79, of Chesterfield lost control on northbound Highway 15, just North of Paris and crossed the center line. His vehicle struck Mary Roe, 81, of Lagrange, head on.

Roe was seriously injured and her passenger, Kimberly Sutton, 51, of Hannibal received moderate injuries. They were both transported to University Hospital for treatment.