Wheaton woman injured in wreck

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Icy conditions cause crash on Route B

A Wheaton woman was injured in a wreck Wednesday at 8:20 p.m. on Route B, four miles west of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Claudea Nunez, 50, of Wheaton, was driving a 2006 Buick Rendezvous eastbound when her vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned, due to icy road conditions.

Nunez suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin.

She was not wearing a safety device, and the vehicle suffered moderate damage.

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