By Chris Howell, firstname.lastname@example.org
In an accident involving four vehicles, two are injured
Two people were injured in a four-vehicle crash on March 10 at 7:55 pm in Benton County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 1998 Chevrolet 1500 driven by Ron Peters, 66, of Kansas City, Missouri, was traveling north on Route T north of Dick Road when he encountered a John Deere 6420 driven by a John Deere 6420 passed and met 70 year old Kathryn Simkins from Lincoln. Peters’ truck then hit a 2015 Ford Transit Van driven by Alan Gibler, 54, of Columbia, which was partially stopped on the road. A 2008 Chevrolet Impala driven by a 17-year-old woman from Warsaw then hit the 1998 Chevrolet 1500, which was stopped on the street.
Peters, wearing a seat belt, was rushed to Research Medical Center in Kansas City for moderate injuries. Simkins, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken to the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton with moderate injuries. The other two victims were buckled up and uninjured.
Edward’s husband injured in Henry accident
Oversized semi-accidents and automobile accidents left Edwards with minor injuries in Henry County
An Edwards man was injured in an accident at 8:25 p.m. on March 11 in Henry County.
According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2000 Peterbilt articulated truck driven by Cody M. Hughes, 23, of Nevada was heading west on Route 18 south of Southwest 901 Road, hauling an oversized load when he was hit by a Volkswagen traveling east in 2007 Jetta driven by Ray L. Cotton, 23.
Cotton was transported by ambulance to the Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts.
Kingsville resident injured in Johnson accident
Two Kingsville residents were lightly injured in a three-vehicle accident at 4:21 p.m. on March 10 in Johnson County.
According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when a 2013 Ford F150 driven by DeWayne A. Corbin, 64, of Kingsville was traveling west on State Route 58 west of Southwest 300th Road. A 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by a 17-year-old Kingsville man turned left off a driveway into the path of the Ford F-150 and hit the vehicle in the westbound lane. A 2008 Dodge owned by Christopher C. Spiwak 51 of Kansas City, Missouri, drove behind Corbin. He turned off the east side of the road and his vehicle hit a pole and came to rest off the road.
It is uncertain whether Corbin was wearing a seat belt, but he was seriously injured and taken to the Research Medical Center in Kansas City. The youth, who was wearing a seat belt, was slightly injured and was taken to the Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg. Spiwak was buckled up and uninjured.
Two injured in Petti’s rollover
Two people were injured in a single vehicle accident on March 12 at 12:36 a.m. in Pettis County.
According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 40-year-old Ronald J. Duncan, of Camdenton, was on Route M south of Magee Road, heading south when he was unable to negotiate a corner and crossed the middle of the street. His vehicle pulled off the left side of the road and hit a ditch. After the impact, the vehicle overturned twice before it came to rest on its wheels.
Duncan, wearing a seat belt, was taken to Columbia University Hospital by LifeFlight. Inmate Sheila L. Pickett, 54, from Sedalia was wearing no safety device and was transported by ambulance to the Bothwell Regional Health Center.
Two truckers injured in accident in Pettis County
Two men were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 8:30 a.m. on March 11 in Pettis County.
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 46-year-old Carl L. Phillips of La Monte drove a Western Star 4700 north on US 65 on Spring Garden Road in 2015 and slowed the left turn. He was hit in the rear of a 2019 Kenworth T880 driven by Dylan R. Cooper, 23, of Boonville.
Cooper, who was wearing a seat belt, declined on-site treatment. Phillips, also wearing a seat belt, was rushed to Columbia University Hospital by the Pettis County Ambulance District.
The man from South Dakota is seriously injured
A South Dakota man was seriously injured in an accident in Saline County at 9:18 a.m. on March 12 in Saline County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a medium-duty Hino 286 truck owned by Alonda Gaston, 26, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was on I-70 near mile marker 85, heading west and exiting on the left side of the street overturned. A GMC Sierra driven by Deepwater’s James R. Hills, 33, was heading east when it was hit by wreckage from the truck.
Gaston was transported from the Saline County Ambulance District to the University Hospital in Columbia. It is not known whether any of the drivers are wearing seat belts.
Information is from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which may not include statements from all parties.