Two injured in two-vehicle collision Tuesday in Sikeston

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Two people were in critical condition after a two-vehicle collision Tuesday morning in Sikeston.

The Sikeston Department of Public Safety responded to the collision around 8:20 a.m. at East Malone Avenue and Ingram Road. Due to the severity of the accident, both police and fire divisions responded along with two crews from the South Scott County Ambulance District, Lt. Jim McMillen said in a news release.

According to reports, a pickup truck eastbound on Malone Avenue struck a small passenger car traveling on Ingram Road as it crossed the intersection, the release said. The car overturned and landed upside down in a nearby parking lot with the driver pinned inside, according to the release. The pickup truck overturned several times and ejected the driver, the release said.

Both drivers were flown to a local hospital and were reported to be in critical condition, McMillen said in the release.

The incident is under investigation, and witnesses with more information are asked to contact the department at 573-471-4711, the release said.

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East Malone Avenue and Ingram Road, Sikeston, Mo.

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