LIVINSTON COUNTY, Mo.– A two-vehicle crash sent two people to the hospital this morning. Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred at 7:30 this morning in Livingston County, on eastbound US36 at Utica.
Cody Ward, 23, of St. Joseph was driving eastbound on 36 in the passing lane. Danielle Lopez, 27, of Utica made a left turn onto 36, failing to yield to Ward’s vehicle. Ward struck the rear of Lopez’s car and travelled off the north side of the roadway into the median. Lopez’s car skidded off the south side of the road.
Both individuals were taken by EMS to Hendrick Medical Center. Lopez suffered minor injuries while Ward’s injuries were moderate. Both were reportedly wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.