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Feb. 14, 2013Mercer County, MO |  By: Nuelle

Mercer County Accident

A Mercer County resident suffers serious injuries after a one vehicle accident 3 miles east of Princeton yesterday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident took place shortly after noon when 78 year old Eula Blakesly was traveling westbound on US 136 when her right tire went flat causing her to travel off the north side of the road. The vehicle crossed another road before striking a ditch and coming to rest in a fence row. Blakesly was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital with serious injuries. She was wearing a seatbelt.