A 73-year-old Joplin woman was injured in a three-vehicle accident at 6:15 p.m. Thursday on Coyote Drive, a mile south of Joplin in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Sharon K. Haight was taken to Mercy Hospital Joplin with moderate injuries.

She was driving a northbound car that was struck head-on by a southbound car driven by Deeann L. Starr, 37, of Joplin, when Starr's vehicle crossed the centerline, the patrol said. Starr's vehicle then struck a second northbound car driven by Barabara E. Schaffer, 49, of Quapaw, Oklahoma, the patrol said.

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