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Stewartsville Driver Arrested After Head-on Crash

A head-on crash Sunday night injured a Stewartsville driver.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred as a vehicle operated by 42-year old Polo resident Ruth Teague crossed the center of the roadway of Route K at US 36 Highway in Stewartsville. Teague’s vehicle struck a vehicle driven by 41-year old Sarah Hanson of Stewartsville head-on.

Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway. Hanson was taken to Mosaic Life Care with minor injuries.

Teague’s vehicle was totaled, Hanson’s received extensive damage. The accident took place just before 8 pm.

Teague was taken into custody on charges of driving while intoxicated resulting in physical injury, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway involving a crash, no insurance, and possession of marijuana as a prior offender. She was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold pending the filing of formal charges.

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