Palmyra Resident and Louisiana Man Injured in Palmyra Crash on Route JJ
Palmyra, Missouri (January 16, 2018) – According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol, two people were injured in a 2-car crash early Monday morning east of Palmyra.
The incident took place at about 4:30 a.m. Monday, January 15, on Route JJ, 5 miles east of Palmyra.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 2005 Chevrolet Equinox, driven by 61-year-old Malea G. Saxbury, of Palmyra, was traveling northbound on Route JJ, 5 miles east of Palmyra. The Equinox then slid on the ice-covered roadway into the path of a southbound 2015 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Robert E. Lumley, 49, of Louisiana.
Authorities said both drivers suffered moderate injuries. Marion County Ambulance transported Saxbury to Hannibal Regional Hospital and Lumley to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois for treatment.
Both drivers were reportedly wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
The patrol said an icy road was a contributing factor in the crash.
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