Two persons, including a Licking driver, were injured Monday, Jan. 20, in Phelps County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. 

A woman from Licking was seriously injured Monday in an accident on Highway 72 three miles south of Rolla. 

Authorities said a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis operated by Jasmine M. Thompson, 22, crossed the center of the roadway and struck a 2011 Buick LaCrosse driven by Waneta M. Odgen, 62, of Licking. The Thompson vehicle overturned and the driver was ejected after the 1:30 p.m. wreck.

Both drivers had serious injuries and were taken to Phelps Health in Rolla. Both vehicles were totaled. Thompson was not wearing a seat belt; Odgen was. 

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