Two people from St. Charles, Mo., sustained serious injuries in a Monday afternoon crash in Pike County.

Two people from St. Charles, Mo., sustained serious injuries in a Monday afternoon crash in Pike County.

Ralph Hume, 78, and Bonnie Hume, 76, were taken by Pike County EMS to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., for treatment after the van in which they were riding traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. Ralph Hume was thrown from the vehicle in the crash.

The wreck occurred around 4:40 p.m. Sept. 4 on Highway 154 west of Pike County Road 32.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ralph Hume was not wearing a seat belt. Bonnie Hume was wearing a seat belt.