Three passengers in a 2006 Kawasaki UTV were injured at 1:35 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, in rural Ralls County, Mo.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Patricia D. Sharkey, 50, of St. Charles, Mo., was driving the vehicle south on Blue Lagoon Place six miles south of Monroe City, Mo.
Officers said she was backing and hit a tree, causing the vehicle to overturn, ejecting the passengers. The driver was not injured.
Sally L. Emberton, 67, of Fairbury, Ill., suffered serious injuries and went by ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital.
Cindy J. Ampfmann, 51, of Moscow Mills, Mo., and Donna M. Hunter, 48, of Troy, Mo., were to seek their own treatment for minor injuries.
Officers reported none of the occupants of the vehicle was using a safety device.
The State Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Ralls County Sheriff’s Department.