Bourbon Woman Seriously Injured in Auto Accident in Crawford County

(St. Louis, Mo.) A woman from Bourbon was flown to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis after being involved in a one-vehicle accident Thursday morning in Crawford County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident took place on Highway ‘N’, seven miles southeast of Bourbon, when a Dodge Grand Caravan driven by 84-year-old Carol Krassinger of Bourbon failed to negotiate a curve and began to travel off the right side of the roadway.

Krassinger then overcorrected, crossed over the center line, traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Krassinger sustained serious injuries in the crash.