Festus man struck on Highway 67

A Festus man was seriously injured when he was struck by a car on Highway 67 Tuesday afternoon. The Highway Patrol reports that 32-year-old Michael Chapman was walking westbound across the right lane of Southbound Highway 67 near Montauk Drive, when a Southbound Ford Taurus, driven by 51-year-old Desloge resident Stacy Ward, struck him with the right side of her vehicle. Michael Chapman was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries. The accident happened at 12:26 pm, yesterday afternoon.