MONROE COUNTY, Mo. — A one vehicle accident sent a woman to an area hospital with injuries at around 2:20 p.m. Monday.

According to the Highway Patrol, Independence resident Karen S. Copenhaver, 72, was driving north on Highway 151 about a half-mile north of Duncan’s Bridge in Monroe County when her vehicle traveled off the side of the road. It then hit a private driveway, became airborne and overturned.

Copenhaver sustained serious injuries and was transported to University Hospital in Columbia to receive treatment.