Two Scotland County women were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Route A, one mile west of Wilmathsville in Adair County at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 7th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tabitha L Bennett, 23, of Downing was eastbound on Route A in a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier when her vehicle crossed the center line and struck a westbound 2004 Grand Prix driven by Jessica C. Benedict of Memphis. The Bennett vehicle traveled off the left side of the road.
Benedict sustained minor injuries and was to seek her own treatment. Bennett suffered minor injuries and was transported by Adair County Ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirkville.
The Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Adair County Sheriff’s Department, Adair County ambulance and Adair County first responders.
Both vehicles sustained total damage in the crash and were towed from the scene by Kirksville Auto Works.