Purdy woman's car catches fire after wreck
Vehicle hits culvert on Hwy. W near Wheaton
A Purdy woman was injured Saturday in a wreck at 3:10 p.m. on Highway W, one mile east of Wheaton.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, April Witcher, 44, of Purdy, was driving a 2005 Mercury Sable westbound when here vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a highway sign and culvert, then caught fire.
Witcher suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
She was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.