BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo. — A crash just before 8:20 a.m. Sunday sent the driver of an SUV to a local hospital for treatment.

According to the Highway Patrol, the crash occurred as St. Joseph resident Ronda J. Stanart, 56, was westbound on Missouri-138, about three miles south of Rushville.

Stanart reportedly crossed the center of the roadway before traveling off the north side of the road. Her vehicle then became airborne before striking an embankment and a traffic sign.

Stanart was seriously injured in the crash.

She was flown by LifeNet to St. Luke’s Hospital to receive treatment.