by: Scott McCaulley

A woman and young boy are injured in a one vehicle crash south of Shell Knob Monday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident happened around 12:40 when a pick-up truck driven by Darlene Jarrett, 61, of Shell Knob traveled off he right side of the road and struck a tree.

Jarrett sustained moderate injuries while a six-year-old passenger in the vehicle sustained minor injuries. They both were taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville for treatment.