The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

January 16, 2013

Southwest City woman injured in car accident

A Southwest City woman was injured in a one-car accident at 6:45 p.m.

Tuesday on Frye Road, a quarter-mile east of Southwest City in McDonald

County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The driver, Peggy Curtis, 59, was taken by helicopter to Mercy Hospital

Springfield with serious injuries, the patrol said.

The patrol said the eastbound vehicle ran off the road, struck two brick

fence posts, overturned and struck a utility pole. Curtis was thrown out of

the car.