A woman from Hamilton was injured Wednesday morning in Platte County when the vehicle she was driving north, improperly merged onto Interstate 29 and was struck by another northbound vehicle.
Fifty-seven-year-old Candy Simpson of Hamilton received minor injuries and was taken by EMS to the North Kansas City Hospital. The driver of a car, 31-year-old Dex Phelps of Clinton wasn’t hurt.
Both vehicles were demolished in the accident at 4:45 Wednesday morning.
The highway patrol accused Candy Simpson of driving while intoxicated and improper lane usage. She was released to obtain treatment at the hospital.