JEFFERSON COUNTY (KMOV) -- Two people were seriously injured in an accident Friday morning in Jefferson County on Highway H near Mammoth Road.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 1990 Nissan Maxima driven by Lisa M. Smith, 41, of De Soto, was traveling behind a 2003 International MoDOT truck driven by Rodley D. Smith, 47, also of De Soto. Smith slid on a treated curve and the left front of her vehicle struck the MoDOT vehicle, causing her Maxima to rotate counterclockwise and come to rest in a ditch.
Lisa Smith was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Jefferson County. Rodley Smith was taken by Valle Ambulance to Mercy Hospital.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts.