Highway 54 accident claims the life of an Eldon woman
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 00:16:21 GMT —
An Eldon woman is dead and a Kaiser woman is in serious condition after a semi-truck collided with a car Friday afternoon.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened around 5:20 on Highway 54 eastbound near Lakeland Drive.
Officers say 70-year-old Camilla Wilson of Eldon was driving a 2014 Hyundai Sonata along with her passenger, 76-year-old Luella Campbell of Kaiser.
Wilson drove into the path of a 2007 Peterbilt semi truck driven by 41-year-old Gilbert Davis of Dover, Arkansas. The front of the semi collided with the back of Wilson's car.
Wilson was pronounced dead on the scene and Campbell was airlifted to University Hospital with serious injuries. Davis suffered moderate injuries.
All involved in the accident were wearing seatbelts.