Vandalia Man and Curryville Woman With Serious Injuries in Pike County Crash

A Vandalia man and Curryville woman have serious injuries after a 2 car accident in Pike County yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on northbound Highway V at Pike County Road 451 when a driver swerved to miss a deer in the roadway, overcorrected going off the road, down an embankment and hitting several trees before returning to the road.

The driver 30 year old Wesley Fuget of Vandalia and passenger 27 year old Amber N. Hobbs of Curryville were taken by air evacuation to the University Hospital in Columbia.