(St. Charles County, Mo)—A wrong-way crash seriously injures a Hannibal man and results in DWI charges for an O’Fallon woman.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 58 year-old Richard Geist of Hannibal was traveling northbound on Highway 61 in St. Charles County near McHugh Road at 12:22 Friday morning.  His car was struck head-on by a car driven by 22 year-old Korie Klosterman who was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes of US 61.

Geist was taken to Barnes Jewish Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

Klosterman suffered moderate injuries and went to St. Joseph East Hospital.  She faces charges of DWI and 2nd Degree Assault due to the injury accident.