After the Buick pulled into the Nissan's path, 17-year-old driver Olivia Diefenbach lost control of the Nissan, and it overturned, the report stated.
A Tuscumbia woman was injured after the car she was riding in overturned on Highway 52 in Miller County Tuesday afternoon.
Elizabeth Diefenbach, 53, received injuries described as moderate in the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. She was taken by ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City for treatment.
According to the report, a 2002 Buick Century pulled into the path of a 2006 Nissan Sentra westbound on Highway 52 at Catfish Road at 3:18 p.m. Oct. 24. The Buick was driven by Paul Howard, 87, of Tuscumbia. The Nissan was driven by Olivia Diefenbach, 17, of Tuscumbia. After the Buick pulled into the Nissan’s path, driver Olivia Diefenbach lost control of the Nissan, and it overturned, the report stated.
Howard and Olivia Diefenbach were not listed as injured.
The report indicated Howard was not wearing a seatbelt. Both Diefenbachs were listed as wearing seatbelts.
The Buick had minor damage and the Nissan extensive damage, according to the report.
The Miller County Sheriff's Office assisted the MSHP in this incident.