JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMIZ)
Missouri state troopers say an early New Year's Day DWI crash closed Highway 50 just outside of Jefferson City.
The highway patrol arrest report said 43-year-old James Ketcherside, of Centertown, was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and causing a wrong-way crash.
According to the crash report, Ketcherside was driving east on Highway 50 West and crashed into 39-year-old Danielle Morris.
Crews blocked off the westbound lanes of highway around 1:30 a.m. Authorities alerted media to the closure over radio traffic.
Morris was taken to a Jefferson City hospital with moderate injuries, troopers said.
Ketcherside's arrest report said he was taken to the Cole County Jail after the wreck.