Two injured in one-vehicle crash on Bannister Road

MARION COUNTY — Two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Bannister Road just south of U.S. 50.

According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, around 2:43 p.m. Sunday, 17-year-old Kimberlyn Henson, of Odin, lost control of her vehicle, which ran off the roadway, struck a roadside ditch embankment and overturned.

Henson and her 19-year-old passenger, Bailie Chambers, of Salem, were both thrown from the vehicle. Chambers was airlifted from the scene and taken to a St. Louis area hospital for treatment of her injuries.

Henson was transported to Salem Township Hospital but was later transported to a St. Louis area hospital, as well.