A Liberty, Illinois couple had to be extricated from their vehicle after it crashed on the Plainville Blacktop. 

Adams County deputies were called to the scene on E 1700th at 2:32 Friday afternoon, after a passerby discovered a Ford Explorer with two occupants in a ditch..

The driver, 70 year-old Jeanette Elliott, was airlifted to Hannibal Regional Hospital with serious injuries.  Her husband, 73 year-old John Elliott, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Hannibal Regional by ambulance.  Both were later transferred to a Columbia hospital.

Deputies say Jeanette Elliott could not recall what caused the crash.

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