Elderly Bucklin woman injured in crash on Highway 36

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An elderly resident of Bucklin was injured in an accident on Wednesday afternoon three miles north of Marceline.

Eighty-seven-year-old Patsie Hughes was seriously injured and taken by private vehicle to Samaritan Hospital in Macon.

The pickup was driven by 91-year-old Charles Hughes of Bucklin.

The driver lost control on a wet Highway 36, causing the vehicle to go off the right side of the road where it struck a ditch.

The driver was using a seat belt while the passenger was not.