Cape Girardeau man injured in Friday night crash

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. -- A Cape Girardeau man was injured in a Friday evening crash on Route A.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Brandon D. Baker, 29, of Fenton, Mo., was exiting Route A and attempted to overcorrect his 2004 Lincoln. That caused the vehicle to exit the left side of the roadway and overturn several times.

Christopher M. Callahan, 31, of Cape Girardeau was a passenger in the vehicle.

Both men were taken to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Mo. Callahan was treated for moderate injuries while Baker was treated for serious injuries.

Neither passenger was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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