Edwards woman arrested for DWI
An Edwards woman was arrested on a charge of driving while intoxicated after a single-vehicle accident at 12:49 a.m. Tuesday in Benton County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Tessie M. Fontaine, 44, was driving a UTV north on Hastain Avenue and Mulholland Road when the vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and overturned.
Fontaine and a passenger, Lorrie J. Shoemaker, 47, of Springfield, were both taken by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance District to Bothwell Regional Health Center with moderate injuries.
Reports indicate neither of the women were using a safety device at the time of the accident.
Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police Department reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke