Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Reports For September 19, 2014
Saline County accident injures a Marshall and Sweet Springs victim
At 6:19 Wednesday evening the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a vehicle accident on Westbound I-70 at mile marker 79 in Saline County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2001 Chrysler Town and Country driven by 28-year-old Robbin Litton of Sweet Springs attempted to change lanes, and struck the towed unit of a 2008 Ford driven by 22-year-old Gregory Delaney of Ellen Wood Georgia. The Litton vehicle then travelled off the roadway, struck a high beam post, and overturned before coming to rest on its wheels. Litton and a passenger 28-year-old Jennifer Grapes of Marshall were not wearing seat belts and both suffered serious injuries in the accident. They were transported by EMS to University Hospital for treatment. A passenger in the Delaney vehicle, 49-year-old Carolyn Harris of Ellen Wood Georgia received minor injuries, but refused treatment at the scene.
Holden woman suffers moderate injuries in a Johnson County accident
Around 3pm Wednesday afternoon a 2007 Ford Focus Wagon driven by 32-year-old Christina Porterfield of Holden, ran off of the right side of Highway “2” just West of County Road Southwest 1301. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report states Porterfield then overcorrected crossed the centerline, and ran off the left side of the roadway, then overturned coming to rest on its wheels. Porterfield was not wearing a seatbelt, and suffered moderate injuries. She was transported to Research Medical Center for treatment.
18-year-old Sedalia man injured in a Johnson County accident Wednesday
Just before 3pm Wednesday afternoon the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a rollover accident, that occurred on Highway 50 at Northwest 821 in Johnson County. The accident reportedly occurred as the 2010 Toyota driven by 18-year-old Justin Tritusch of Sedalia travelled off the roadway, struck three traffic signs, and then overturned coming to rest on its top in the roadway. Tritusch was wearing his seatbelt, and suffered minor injuries. He was transported by EMS to Research Medical Center by Johnson County EMS for treatment.