Appleton City woman escapes serious injury in Vernon County accident
An Appleton City woman escaped serious injury in a one vehicle accident Sunday morning in Vernon County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at about 5:00 A.M. on Route M, 2 miles North of Schell City, in Vernon County, involving a 2004 Ford Escape driven by 19 year old Jacqueline Schwartz.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says, Schwartz was traveling Westbound when she failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the left side of the road, struck a stop sign, before continuing across a county road, and struck a tree.
Schwartz was listed with minor injuries and transported by private vehicle to Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler.