by: Scott McCaulley

A Springfield woman escapes with moderate injuries when her vehicle overturned on Highway 160 in Walnut Shade Thursday Morning.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident happened shortly before 9:00 when the vehicle left the roadway struck a sign, a ditch, then overturned.

The driver of the vehicle, 69-year-old Debra Garcia, was taken to Springfield’s Mercy Hospital for treatment.