Police say 55-year-old Ellen Szudajski was heading westbound on Highway EE when her vehicle was sideswiped by an oncoming car. That vehicle was driven by 77-year-old Jerld Cummins of Spokane. According to the accident report, the car driven by Szudajski spun off the roadway after colliding with the other vehicle.
Szudajski was taken to Cox South while Cummins was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Both are listed with moderate injuries; according to accident report, Cummins was not wearing a seatbelt.