Concordia resident receives minor injuries in Wednesday crash

Friday, October 6, 2017

A Concordia woman was injured in a traffic crash in Boone County on Wednesday, Oct. 4.

A Missouri State Highway Patrol report states the crash occurred as a westbound 2004 Ford Taurus, driven by Emily Blankenship, 22, of Concordia, reportedly hydroplaned on the wet pavement, exited the left side of the roadway and struck a concrete barrier.

Blankenship reportedly was transported by ambulance to a Columbia hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The crash happened just after 4 p.m. on I-70, just east of the Missouri River Bridge at Rocheport.

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