Woman seriously injured after multiple vehicle wreck

Woman seriously injured after multiple vehicle wreck
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NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - A Kennett woman was seriously injured after the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a multiple-vehicle crash over the weekend.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 8 a.m., Saturday, a car driven by 22-year-old Shynyece Smith of Indianapolis, Indiana was traveling south on Interstate 55 in New Madrid County.

Smith ran off the road and struck a cable barrier.

The responding officer reported that a tractor-trailer slowed down and was hit by a vehicle driven by35-year-old Jason Phillips of Kennett. Phillips then struck a fourth vehicle.

Phillips and his passenger, 34-year-old Jessica Jones were taken to a Cape Girardeau, Missouri, hospital. Phillips was treated for moderate injuries.

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