Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Reports: October, 29, 2012
Here are your Missouri State Highway Patrol accident reports for October 29, 2012.
Two fatalities reported in a two-vehicle accident Saturday in Lafayette County
At 8:35 Saturday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle fatality accident on Westbound I-70 at mile marker 61. The accident occurred as a 2005 Toyota driven by 73-year-old Harry Corwell of Independence struck the 2002 GMC driven by 60-year-old Sally Catanese of Canon City, Colorado, causing it to travel off the roadway, strike an embankment and a ditch before overturning. Cantanese and her passenger, 63-year-old William Catanese, received fatal injuries in the crash and were pronounced deceased at the scene by the Lafayette County Coroner, Dr Singh at 9:21 pm. Both victims were taken to the Fuller Funeral Home in Lexington.
Four injuries reported in a Benton County hit-and-run accident
Just after 4 o’clock Saturday afternoon, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a two-vehicle accident on Jackman Avenue 3 miles east of 65 highway in Benton County. According to the accident report the accident happened as a 1987 Honda driven by 39-year-old Tonia Wolney of Warsaw crested a hill, and was met by a pickup truck, that sideswiped the Wolney vehicle, then left the area. The Wolney vehicle slid off the roadway, and struck a tree. Wolney and a male passenger, 38-year-old Shawn Smith of Sedalia received moderate injuries, and were taken to Bothwell Hospital for treatment. There were two other passengers in the Wolney vehicle, a 45-year-old male, and a 36-year-old female both from Warsaw, who received minor injuries, but refused treatment at the scene. The other vehicle had not been located at the time of the accident report.
Henry County accident injures two victims Sunday morning
At 11:50 Sunday morning the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on County Road Southeast 901 4/10 of a mile North of County Road Southeast 80 in Henry County. The accident reportedly occurred as a 1995 Chevrolet Truck driven by 20-year-old Ashley Jolley of Clinton City ran off of the right side of the roadway, overcorrected and ran off the left side of the roadway, striking a tree. Jolley received minor injuries, while a passenger, 19-year-old Ashton Williams, also of Clinton, suffered moderate injuries. Both victims were transported to Golden Valley Hospital for treatment. The report states charges are pending in the accident.
Columbia man receives minor injuries in a Pettis County accident Sunday night
Around 10:15 Sunday night, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a one-vehicle accident on Highway 65 just South of Snelser Road in Pettis County. The accident happened as a deer ran into the path of a 2013 Nissan Altima driven by 56-year-old Melvin McKinney of Columbia. The McKinney Vehicle reportedly sustained extensive damage, but McKinney received only minor injuries, and sought his own treatment.