Tire fails, sends Sikeston woman to hospital

Thursday, June 18, 2009

NEW MADRID COUNTY, Mo. - A Sikeston, Mo., woman was injured in a motor vehicle accident on US 61 Wednesday evening, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Tyesha S. Hudson, 18, was driving her 1989 Ford pickup northbound on US 61 four miles north of New Madrid when her front tire failed around 5:30 p.m. The vehicle then traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

The Ford was totaled and Hudson and occupant Ricky D. Davis, 22, of New Madrid were taken by ambulance to Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Hudson and Davis were treated for moderate injuries.

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