Sheila M. Beiermann, 56, of Farber, Mo., suffered moderate injuries in a collision at 8 p.m. Friday, April 7, in rural Pike County, Mo. She went by Pike County ambulance to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.

Sheila M. Beiermann, 56, of Farber, Mo., suffered moderate injuries in a collision at 8 p.m. Friday, April 7, in rural Pike County, Mo. She went by Pike County ambulance to SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital West in Lake Saint Louis.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported both vehicles were westbound on U.S. 54 west of Pike County Road 41. Officers said Beiermann was driving a 2001 Toyota Sienna and was distracted.

Her vehicle hit the towed unit of a 2010 Chevrolet Suburban driven by Zachary B. Miller, 34, of Holts Summit, Mo. Both vehicles went off the right side of the highway, and the Beiermann car hit a fence.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts, and Miller was not injured.