Four Injured in Benton County Crash
A Harrisonville man suffered serious injuries, while three other suffered minor injuries, in a three-vehicle wreck that occurred Wednesday in Benton County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound Chevy Mtro, driven by 32-year-old Dustin A. Reid of Harrisonville, was on C Highway, east of Kesemen Drive, just before 6 p.m, when he passed an eastbound Dodge 2500, driven by 30-year-old Jasper Glenn of Warsaw, on a hill, and struck a westbound Dodge 1500, driven by 55-year-old Leman L. Paul of Ionia.
The Chevy and the Dodge 2500 traveled off the right side of the roadway.
Reid was Life Flighted to University Hospital, while two others, Paul and his passenger, 57-year-old Carla Hall, were transported to Golden Valley Medical Center for treatment. A 10-year-old juvenile female in the Metro was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center with minor injuries.
Reid was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Metro was totaled.
Reid was later arrested by the Patrol at 7:11 p.m. and charged with driving while intoxicated, felony endangering the welfare of a child, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway, no seat belt and failure to secure a child.