Three Injured in Pike County Semi Crash
Tire failure is blamed for a semi crash injuring three people in Pike County, Missouri. The Highway Patrol reports a semi driven by 57 year-old Rickey Frankel of Quincy was traveling on Highway 61 south of Pike County Route C. At 4:45 p.m Sat, the right front tire malfunctioned. The semi ran off the road into a concrete bluff.
Frankel suffered moderate injuries and went to Hannibal Regional Hospital by ambulance. A passenger, 56 yr old Colleen Frankel suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. A second passenger, 67 year-old Charles Bryson of Ursa, Illinois suffered moderate injuries and went by ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital.