A St. Louis woman sustained moderate injuries early Monday when the vehicle she was riding in ran off Interstate 55, down an embankment and came to rest in a creek.
Christina Miller, 19, was taken to St. Francis Medical Center after the accident. It occurred at 3:20 a.m., 13 miles north of Cape Girardeau.
The driver, Christopher Hager, 23, of St. Louis sustained minor injuries and was taken to the same hospital.
Hager was issued a summons for not wearing a seat belt.