Two women from Hannibal, Missouri were injured Wednesday, in a car accident
on Route V near New London.
According to officials with the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 20 year-old
Taryn L. Marquardt was driving a 2005 Ford west on Route V, three miles
east of New London, shortly after 5:00 a.m. Wednesday when the accident
occurred. Police say Marquardt lost control of the vehicle, went off the
right side of the road, and struck a tree.
Marquardt and her passenger, 18 year-old Angela D. Keith, were transported
by Marion County Ambulance to the Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.
The nature and extent of their injuries is not known. Police say neither
of the women was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Ralls County Fire Department and Ralls County Sheriff’s Department
also responded to the crash.