Slick highway sends Kirksville mother, daughter off the road

The car slid off of Highway 63 north of La Plata, Mo., where it overturned in a ditch. (MGN Online)

A rollover crash caused by slick conditions injured a mother and daughter from Kirksville.

The wreck happened at 6 p.m. Sunday on Highway 63, three miles north of La Plata.

Troopers said a car driven by Crystal Hamilton, 40, was northbound when the crash happened.

Hamilton lost control on the slick highway, and her car ran off the road and overturned.

She suffered moderate injuries.

Hamilton’s daughter, Julia Haley, 14, suffered minor injuries.

Both were taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville for treatment.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s online crash report, Hamilton and Haley were wearing a seatbelt.

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