Five teens injured in a rollover accident in Pettis County Sunday

At 2:40 Sunday morning the Missouri State Highway patrol reported a one-vehicle injury accident on South Grand, South of Forest Park Road in Pettis County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2007 Toyota Camry driven by 17-year-old Kyler Pierson of Sedalia was travelling at a high speed around a corner, and lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle travelled off the roadway where it struck a ditch, and overturned. A 15-year-old passenger Jonathon Holland of Sedalia was the only occupant not wearing a seat belt, and suffered serious injuries in the crash. Holland was taken to University Hospital by Air Ambulance. Two other passengers in the vehicle identified as 15-year-old Jordan Brisbin, and Jeremie Strobel of Sedalia received moderate injuries, and were taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by private vehicle for treatment. The driver and a fourth passenger 17-year-old  Glenden White also of Sedalia received minor injuries, and was treated by EMS and released at the scene.

Benton County accident results in serious injuries for a 73-year-old Climax Springs man

73-year-old Jerry Vaughn of Climax Springs suffered serious injuries in a two vehicle accident on Benton County Road (DD), a mile North of Missouri Highway “7” at 9:46 Monday morning. The accident happened according to the Missouri State Highway patrol accident report, as the 2009 Chevrolet driven by Vaughn crossed the center line of (DD) on a curve, and struck the Northbound 2005 Freightliner driven by 51-year-old Timothy Hovendick of Lincoln head-on. Vaughn received serious injuries in the collision, and was taken to University Hospital by Life Flight Eagle for treatment. There was no mention of injuries to Hovendick.

Two 34-year-old men suffer moderate injuries in a Lafayette County accident

Just before mid-night Saturday night the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Highway (YY) East of Handley Road in Lafayette County. The accident reportedly happened when the 1999 Mercury Cougar driven by 34-year-old James Vaughn of Knob Noster travelled off the roadway, overcorrected, travelled off the other side of the roadway, overturned and struck a tree before coming to rest on its top. Vaughn and his passenger 34-year-old Justin McGinnis of Concordia were not wearing seatbelts and suffered what were described as moderate injuries in the crash. Both victims were transported to Centerpoint Medical Center by Higginsville EMS for treatment of their injuries.

Motorcycle accident reported on I-70 Monday afternoon in Saline County

At 2:40 Monday afternoon 66-year-old Gary Kenny of San Carlos California was Eastbound on I-70 East of mile marker 69.2 in Saline County. A Missouri state Highway patrol accident report states the 2010 Harley Davidson Motorcycle driven by Kenny travelled off the roadway, struck a guard cable, and overturned ejecting Kenney. Kenney was taken to the I-70 Community Hospital by Sweet Springs EMS for treatment of the moderate injuries he received in the accident.

14-year-old Arkansas girl injured in a Henry County accident Saturday

Around 5:30 Saturday evening the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident that occurred on Highway 13 a half mile South of County Road Northeast 1300. The accident occurred as the 1994 International Dumptruck driven by 40-year-old Brian Earley of Garfield Arkansas blew a front tire causing Early to lose control of the vehicle. The vehicle reportedly crossed the centerline, and ran off the roadway where it struck a dirt embankment. A passenger 14-year-old Amber Earley also of Garfield Arkansas was not wearing her seatbelt, and suffered moderate injuries. She was transported to Golden Valley Hospital by EMS for treatment.