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Three Injured In Jefferson County Accident

(De Soto) Three people were hurt, one seriously, in a 3 vehicle traffic accident Wednesday afternoon on Highway 67 in Jefferson County.

The highway patrol says a vehicle driven by 71 year old Marsey Ellis of Hillsboro was slowing down when it was hit from behind by a Chevrolet Cavalier driven by John Hulsey of farmington.

A third vehicle, driven by Haley Pirtle of Farmington then hit Hulsey’s vehicle in the rear.

Ellis suffered moderate injuries in the accident and was taken to Mercy Hospital South. Her passenger, 50 year old Gerad Neihose of De Soto, sustained serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.

Hulsey suffered minor injuries in the accident and was taken to Mercy Hospital South.

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