Woman seriously injured in Laclede County when her SUV hydroplanes into a semi

A Springfield woman suffers serious injuries when she hydroplanes into a semi near Lebanon.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Morgan Ellis, 20, was driving on I-44 on Saturday night when her SUV began to hydroplane, causing her vehicle to strike a median cable.  The patrol reports Ellis’ SUV then returned to the road, crossed the center line, and was struck by the semi.

Ellis was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment.