Distracted driver injured in rollover crash

The crash occurred shortly before 3 p.m. on Mahar Road near the Brookside Mobile Home Park.

Police said the female driver was eating and took her eyes off the road. The car ended up on its top on the side of a hill there.

The female driver was taken by ambulance to Springfield Regional medical Center for treatment of injuries that werre not considered life threatening, authorities said.

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