Tipton Woman Injured in Crash

July 24, 2013

A Tipton woman was injured in a vehicle accident at 9:35 a.m. Tuesday in Moniteau County.

Amber D. Brandes, 17, of Tipton, was driving east on U.S. Highway 50, three-tenths of a mile from Sam Jones Road, when she drove off the right side of the road and hit two road signs, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

A passenger in her vehicle, Meagan L. Hopkins, 20, was taken to Capital Region Medical Center in Jefferson City with minor injuries. Reports indicate neither woman was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

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