Water on road leads to Monday afternoon crash

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

BENTON, Mo. -- Water on the road was blamed for a Monday evening motor vehicle accident on Route E near Benton.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that around 5:10 p.m. a 1993 Chevrolet driven by Brian D. Scherer, 32, was traveling westbound on the road when the vehicle passed over the water and overturned.

Scherer was transported by ambulance to Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, where he was treated for serious injuries. The Chevrolet was totaled.

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