Two area residents were moderately injured in separate crashes Friday. In Ray County, 71 year old Judith Holmes of Polo swerved to miss an animal on Highway 13. Her vehicle went off the road and struck an embankment. Holmes was taken to Liberty Hospital for treatment. In Howell County Friday night, 19 year old Zachary Crase of Peace Valley lost control on Highway 17, near West Plains, and swerved into oncoming traffic. His vehicle struck a semi being driven by 48 year old David Gassen of Lexington. Gassen was taken to Ozarks Medical Center for treatment of his moderate injuries.