Two from Chillicothe injured in accident near Humphreys

A single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in western Sullivan county injured two Chillicothe residents.

The highway patrol reports the driver of a car, 43 year old Jennifer Sprout,received moderate injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. Her passenger, 14 year old Elizabeth Horine, received minor injuries. The patrol noted she was to seek her own treatment.

The eastbound car went off the south side of Highway 6, the driver over-corrected causing the car to go off the north side where it struck an embankment, overturned, struck a fence and came to rest on its wheels.

The car was demolished in the accident that happened, at 3:50 pm Tuesday, three miles to the east of Humphreys. Both persons were using seat belts.