WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Five people suffered injuries during a car accident in rural Washington County Tuesday morning.
The accident, which involved two vehicles, happened on Highway 21 near Cannon Mine Road, between Potosi and De Soto just after 8:00 a.m. According to police, a vehicle carrying two people pulled out in front of a vehicle carrying three people causing T-bone collision.
Five people were flown via medical helicopter following the accident.
According to police, three people, including a 9-year-old girl, suffered serious injuries and two had moderate injuries.
All lanes of Highway 21 were closed while crews worked to clear the accident scene.