Four From Paris Injured in Monroe County Accident

Four people from Paris were injured in a one-vehicle accident in Monroe County. The accident occurred at 12:40 Friday afternoon on Highway 15, five miles north of Paris. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol a car driven by 25-year-old Jason Rieger of Paris traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected and skidded off the left side of the road. The car then struck the ground and overturned. One passenger in Rieger’s vehicle, 20-year-old Debra Shepherd was ejected from the car. She was seriously injured and was taken to Columbia by Air E-VAC. Rieger had minor injuries. Two young girls that were also passengers, a one-year-old, and an infant, both suffered moderate injuries. There were also taken to Columbia.