Jefferson County Serious Accident

(Jefferson County) Two people are injured in a one vehicle accident in Jefferson County on Friday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan being driven by 28-year-old Elizabeth Ortega of Imperial was driving south on I-55 past Richardson Road when she lost control of the vehicle and traveled off the left side of the road before striking the median wall.

Both Ortega and Ortega’s passenger 2-year-old Cecelia Alexander suffered serious injuries and were transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis.