Knob Noster Man Injured in Four-vehicle Crash
A Knob Noster man was injured in a four-vehicle crash that occurred Monday afternoon in Johnson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2009 Chrysler Town & Country, driven by 29-year-old Richell C. Hostetler of Knob Noster, and a southbound 2015 Kia, driven by 55-year-old Jennifer L. Owens of Knob Noster, were both stopped to make a left turn at Route D and SE 125th Road around 3:30 p.m., when a southbound 2000 Jeep, driven by 35-year-old Justin D. Howard of Knob Noster, struck the rear of the Chrysler, causing it to strike the rear of the Kia. The Jeep then traveled across the center of the roadway, striking a northbound 2012 Mack, driven by 50-year-old Jeffrey Biggs of Sedalia, head-on.
Howard suffered serious injuries and was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center for treatment.
The Kia had minor damage, the Chrysler had moderate damage, the Mack had extensive damage, and the Jeep was totaled.
Johnson County Deputies assisted the Patrol.