Centralia Woman With Serious Injuries Following Hit And Run Incident

A person is seriously injured after a hit and run in Centralia last night (Tuesday).

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol it happened around 8:45 last night when 74 year old Sharon L. Uebinger was hit by a black SUV on Lakeview Street at Orchard Street.

The Highway Patrol tweeted pictures of the vehicle with Texas license plates and the SUV was later spotted near Fayette and stopped on Highway 124 by a Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy where the driver was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

The victim was taken to the University Hospital with serious injuries.