Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Reports: Afternoon of June 11, 2013
The following Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports are from the afternoon of June 11, 2013.
Fatality accident reported in Henry County Monday morning
At 8:00 Monday morning, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a fatality accident that occurred on Missouri Highway “2” eight tenths of a mile west of Route “WW” in Henry County. The accident reportedly happened as the 1996 Ford driven by 86-year-old Kenneth Eldred of Windsor abruptly traveled off the roadway, striking a wooden post and a tree before coming to rest. The accident report states Eldred was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and was pronounced deceased at the scene. Eldred was transported to Hadley, Bradley Funeral Home in Windsor.
Sedalia man suffers serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Pettis County
According to an accident report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 53-year-old Robert Nevels of Sedalia suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident just before 4:00 Saturday afternoon. The accident, which happened on US 65 Highway North of “HH” in Pettis County, occurred when a 1991 Dodge Spirit driven by 60-year-old John Raines of Nelson slowed to make a turn and was struck by the 2009 Victory Freedom Motorcycle driven by Nevels. Nevels was taken by Life Flight to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.
Johnson County accident injures four Sedalia Residents
At 5:10 Saturday evening, the Missouri State Highway patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Eastbound “50” Highway at County Road Northwest 475 in Johnson County. The accident happened as the driver of a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt, 41-year-old Ronald Dove of Sedalia, swerved to avoid a slowing vehicle, causing the vehicle to strike an embankment and overturn. Dove and 4-year-old Lynn Ray Dove received moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to Children’s Mercy Hospital. Also taken to Mercy Hospital was an infant, Addyson Dove, who suffered minor injuries. Jennifer Dove, 32, was taken to Truman Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.
Warrensburg man injured in a collision with a deer
Just after 10:00 Saturday night, the driver of a 2006 Kawasaki, 22-year-old Henry Crockett of Warrensburg ,was ejected from his motorcycle after colliding with a deer. The accident occurred on Missouri Highway “23” North of Southeast 200 Road in Johnson County. Crockett was wearing his safety devices. He received only injuries in the accident and was taken by private vehicle to Western Missouri Medical Center for treatment.