Elderly Columbia woman seriously injured when two pickups collide near Hallsville

An elderly Columbia woman suffers serious injuries when she’s thrown from her pickup truck just west of Hallsville.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Nancy Watkins, 75, was driving on Highway 124 Thursday afternoon when she failed to stop at the Highway 63 intersection and pulled into the path of an oncoming truck.  The two collided and Watkins was ejected on impact.  Her husband, Kenneth, suffered moderate injuries.

The patrol reports the other driver, Emily Hazel, 40, of Columbia, also suffered moderate injuries.  All three were taken to University Medical Center for treatment.