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Eureka Residents Injured in Overturned Car Crash

Two Eureka residents were traveling along Route PP Monday morning when the driver lost control and overturned the car.

Two Eureka residents were injured in a car accident Monday at 7:05 a.m.

Milton Barratta, 27, was driving northbound on Route PP, just south of Old Little Antire in Jefferson County, at a high rate or speed when he lost control of the car and drove off the road before overturning the car, stated a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Barratta and his passenger, Barbara Parker, 48, sustained minor injuries in the accident. Both were taken to St. Anthony's Hospital by a Jefferson County ambulance crew. 

Barratta was not wearing a safety belt, however Parker was, according to authorities.

Barratta's 1995 Mitsubishi Gallant sustained extensive damage, the highway patrol reported. 

Rebecca Flynn October 01, 2012 at 01:12 PM
I was the car that they were coming towards, driving rediculously fast, weaving down the hill. I have no idea how God spared me and my 3 yr old. Milton- if u read this- please slow down!!! U know what that woman in the car w u was yelling as the car was on its side- I really hope that isn't true. U could have killed two ppl!!! God blessed us last Monday and I hope he continues to bless u as well.
Julie Brown Patton (Editor) October 01, 2012 at 01:21 PM
Rebecca, so glad you and your son are AOK. Wow, this is how seconds change lives forever.
Rebecca Flynn October 01, 2012 at 01:42 PM
Thank you so much Julie! I really hope they see that post. Everything really does happen for a reason.

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