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Two injured in Sunday accidents

Monday, June 14, 2004

Two people were hospitalized after separate accidents on Sunday.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Scott Sappington, 24, of Jackson was taken to St. Francis Medical Center with moderate injuries after his Kawasaki four-wheeler struck a road embankment on Route V north of Oriole. Sappington was thrown from the vehicle. The accident occurred just before 4 p.m.

In Scott County, a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Elitha Evans, 46, of Country Club Hill, Ill., ran off Interstate 55 just north of Benton and overturned at about 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Passenger Bobbie Tyler, 43, of Riverdale, Ill., was taken to St. Francis Medical Center with moderate injuries. Evans was not injured.