Samantha Gentile, 23, of Louisiana, is in the intensive care unit at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., after overturning her vehicle in a Tuesday, Oct. 1 crash.
Gentile was on Hwy. 79 just south of Pike County Road 120 at 6:55 p.m. when she swerved to avoid a deer, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Gentile’s vehicle overturned, ejecting her.
She was flown by helicopter ambulance to the hospital and is listed with serious injuries.
Gentile’s passenger, Kimberly D. Davis, 19, of Louisiana, was flown to the same hospital, where she was treated and released for moderate injuries, a hospital spokesperson said.
For the full story, see the Oct. 9 edition of the Louisiana Press-Journal.