Two From Salem Seriously Injured after Being Thown Out of Truck in Jefferson County Crash

(Desoto) Two people from Salem were seriously injured in a pickup truck crash this morning in Jefferson County.

The Highway Patrol says the accident took place on Highway 21 just north of Grassy Lane when a Ford F150 driven by 60-year-old Steven McCarter ran off the road and overturned, throwing McCarter and his passenger, 42-year-old Cheri Sturdivant out of the truck.

Both were seriously injured.

McCarter was flown to Mercy Hospital St. Louis and Sturdivant was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis.