Worth Woman Injured & Charged in Early Morning Crash

A Worth, Missouri, woman suffered injuries and faces charges in a midnight crash in Worth County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around midnight this morning on Highway 46, a half mile west of Grant City, as 35-year-old Michelle R. Jones drove westbound.

Troopers say Jones crossed the centerline, overcorrected, returned to the westbound lane, traveled off the north side of the road, struck the ground, struck a tree, and overturned.

Jones suffered minor injuries and sought treatment at Mosaic in Albany.

Authorities say Jones did wear a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Following the accident, troopers arrested Jones on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated and failure to maintain the right half of the roadway.