Hardin teen hurt after swerving into ditch

February 17, 2013

A Hardin teenager had minor injuries after a one-vehicle crash on Friday in Saline County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Ashley K. Ross, 18, was westbound on Interstate 70 at the 76.4 mile marker at 2:17 p.m. when she swerved to avoid a tractor-trailer, overcorrected and traveled off the roadway and into the ditch.

Ross was taken by Saline County EMS to i-70 Medical Center in Sweet Springs. She was wearing a seat belt.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.