2 seriously injured in Ripley Co. crash

NAYLOR, MO (KAIT) - Acrash involving three vehicles in Ripley County sends five to the hospital andtwo suffered serious injuries.

According toMissouri State Highway Patrol, the crashes happened on Missouri Highway 142 atNaylor just after 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Troopers state atruck driven by Thelma Nance of Naylor crossed the center of the road and hit avan driven by Amber Winters of Oxly head on. Then a third car hit Nance'svehicle from behind.

Nance was sent to aPoplar Bluff hospital and Winters was sent to a Memphis hospital with seriousinjuries. Both women were not wearing seat belts, according to the crashreport.

A three and fouryear old in the van received minor injuries in the crash, while another man hadmoderate injuries.

The driver of thethird car was not injured.

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