A woman sustained serious injuries when she was involved in an auto accident near Cassville, Missouri. According to the Missouri State Police, 18-year-old Trisha A. Jones was traveling on northbound Missouri Highway 37 when she stopped to make a left turn. As she waited to turn, 30-year-old Lindsey N. Craig rear-ended Jones’ vehicle at approximately 9:4- a.m. on Tuesday. Jones was transported by ambulance to the hospital, and her condition is unknown. Police did not state whether Jones was issued any citations.
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