An Osage County accident seriously injured a 37-year-old woman around 12:15 a.m. on May 16 when her vehicle left the roadway and struck an embankment. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 37-year-old Melissa A. May was transported by Osage EMS to University Hospital for treatment. May's 2006 Chevy Trailblazer was totaled in the accident.


A 19-year-old Sweet Springs resident was taken by EMS to I-70 Medical Center for the treatment of minor injuries after her 2002 Pontiac left the roadway and overturned. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Catherine R. James was driving on Route D in Pettis County around 9:30 p.m. on May 15.


Four people suffered minor injuries at the Lake of the Ozarks on May 15 when their boat struck the shoreline, took on water and overturned. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident happened around 10:13 p.m. All four refused medical treatment at the scene. 20-year-old Jacob S. Ransom of Ballwin was arrested on charges including boating while intoxicated and possession of marijuana. Ransom was taken to the Camden County Jail.


 

Two people were killed in a head-on collision  on Route D in Cass County around 7 p.m. on May 15. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 2006 Dodge swerved into the path of a 2012 Honda, which then left the roadway. The driver of the Honda and a passenger, 80-year-old John Henning and 78-year-old Nancy Henning, of Village of Loch Lloyd, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Dodge, Zachary St. George of Belton, was arrested on a felony DWI charge with two counts of second degree assault. St. George suffered moderate injuries in the accident and was treated at Research Medical Center.