2 Injured after car flips, catches fire in Franklin County
By Afton Spriggs
(KMOV) -- Two men were injured in a fiery car accident in Franklin County, Missouri.
It happened around 7:45 p.m. on Sunday on Highway 100 at Thiebes Road.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, David Beagle, 46, of Pacific, Missouri was driving his vehicle westbound on Highway 100. Authorities say Beagle was driving too fast and lost control of the car.
The car then slid off the road, overturned and eventually caught fire.
Beagle was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. Jason Cipponeri, 37, of Union, Missouri was a passenger in the car. Cipponeri was airlifted to a local hospital.
A local mother tells News 4 that her son helped rescue the men from the burning car. Click here to read her story.