Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Reports For Tuesday June 30, 2015
Johnson County accident injures a Sedalia Motorcycle Rider Saturday
At 10:30 Saturday morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a motorcycle accident on Eastbound US-50 Highway east of Northwest 151 Road in Johnson County. The accident reportedly occurred as the driver of a 2014 Harley Davidson Road King Motorcycle; 50-year-old Gregory S. Harvey of Sedalia laid the motorcycle onto its side to avoid being struck by an unidentified vehicle. Harvey suffered serious injuries in the crash, and was transported to Lee’s Summit Medical Center by Johnson County Ambulance for treatment.
Three Lamonte victims injured in a Pettis County accident Sunday night
Around 11pm Sunday night three Lamonte residence were injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred on Oakpoint Road just past Brashears Road in Pettis County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol report states the accident happened when the 2002 Ford Truck driven by 22-year-old Bryan M. Opfer of Lamonte ran off the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. Opfer received moderate injuries, and was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by Pettis County EMS for treatment, while a passenger, 17-year-old Mckinzie P. Lemon of Lamonte suffered serious injuries, and was flown to University Hospital in Columbia by Staff for Life Air Ambulance for treatment. A second passenger 22-year-old Brandon M. Opfer received minor injuries and was treated and released at the scene. The accident report states none of the occupants were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash.
Kingsville man seriously injured in an ATV accident in Johnson County
Just before 3am Sunday morning the Missouri State Highway patrol reported an ATV accident on County Road Southwest 375, and County road Southwest 1801 in Johnson County. The accident reportedly occurred as the Honda ATV driven by 28-year-old Charles V. Lacascio of Kingsville drove through the “T” Junction, struck a tree, and a wooden fence. Locascio was ejected and suffered serious injuries. Locascio was taken to Research Medical Center by Johnson County EMS for treatment. He was reportedly not wearing a safety belt.
29-year-old Higginsville man injured Monday in Lafayette County accident
At 12:50 Monday afternoon 29-year-old Benjamin A. Harshner of Higginsville received moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Route “E”, at Route “FF” in Lafayette County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol report the accident occurred as the 2003 Ford F-150 Harshner was driving travelled off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, and ran off the left side of the roadway, striking a fence and some trees before coming to rest in a corn field. Harshner was not wearing his seat belt and received moderate injuries. He was taken to Centerpoint Hospital by Higginsville EMS for treatment.
Two-vehicle accident in Pettis County injures two people Monday afternoon
Around 1:15 Monday afternoon the Missouri state Highway patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on US-50 Highway at Missouri 127. The accident occurred according to the report as the 2007 Ford Fusion driven by Lindsey M. Emery of LaMonte was travelling Southbound, and struck the side of a 2015 Dodge Caravan driven by 49-year-old Tim Murphy of Lee’s Summit in the side while attempting to enter a lane. The Murphy vehicle travelled off the roadway before coming to rest. Both drivers received minor injuries. Murphy was taken to Western Missouri Medical by private vehicle for treatment, while Emery refused treatment at the scene. Emery was not wearing her seat belt at the time of the crash.