Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash that occurred at 4:55 p.m. on Tuesday on Route V about one mile west of Mt. Vernon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2001 Chevrolet Blazer, Monterey L. Hartin, 32, of Stotts City, traveled off the right side of the road and struck a ditch. The vehicle then vaulted over the county road, struck the ground and overturned.
A passenger in the vehicle, Madeline Mails, 2, sustained minor injuries in the crash. Hartin received moderate injuries. Both were taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Mails was wearing a seat belt, Hartin was not.