Traffic crashes in North Missouri kept state troopers busy this weekend.

A one-car rollover crash injures two Bowling Green residents. Missouri Highway Patrol officers were called to the scene on Highway 61 near Lincoln County Route KK at 1:40 Saturday morning.

Troopers say a car driven by 29 year-old Brittan Blair of Bowling Green ran off the roadway and struck a tree before overturning. Two passengers went by ambulance to a Lake St. Louis hospital: 30 year-old Joshua Blair reported minor injuries, while 32 year-old Patrick White sustained moderate injuries.

Troopers arrested Brittan Blair on DWI charges. She was taken to the Lincoln County Jail on a 12 hour hold.


A Paris, Missouri driver sustains serious injuries after a one-car crash in Randolph County. The crash occurred on Highway 24, 4 miles east of Moberly around 3:20 p.m. Friday.

Troopers say a car driven by 34 year-old Arvell Tillman attempted to avoid another vehicle slowing to make a turn. Tillman lost control and ran off the road, struck the ground and overturned, before coming to rest upright in a field.

Tillman was taken by ambulance to a Columbia hospital.

A car stopped in the roadway is blamed for a crash in Lewis County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the crash happened at 8:15 p.m. Friday on Route C, three miles north of Ewing.

Troopers say a car driven by 38 year-old Erin McAlvany of Kirksville was parked in the southbound lane of Route C. A southbound car driven by 21 year old Shania Newton of Ewing approached and attempted to avoid the parked car. Newton swerved into the northbound lane and struck an oncoming pickup driven by 76 year-old Lee Dunlap of Ewing.

Shania Newton reported minor injuries and went by ambulance to Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

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