Missouri State Highway Patrol Accident Reports for May 23, 2018
Four Marshall teenagers were injured in an accident on Watermill Rd. on May 22. The driver of a 2003 Mitsubishi reportedly lost control of the vehicle on loose gravel. the vehicle then left the roadway and overturned, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. 15-year-old Ebony Banks, 18-year-old Kyanna Hayes, 18-year-old Laney Kinder and 16-year-old Mayeeshia Stewart were treated at Fitzgibbon Hospital for minor to moderate injuries.
Eastbound lanes of I-70 around mile marker 80 were closed for a period of time the afternoon of May 22, due to a truck fire. MoDOT announced the fire via Twitter. No details on what caused the fire have been released.
Two people were injured in a three-vehicle collision on I-70 in Saline County on May 22. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 71-year-old David Jacobs and 94-year-old Dorothy Knipmeyer, both of Sweet Springs, were taken to I-70 Medical Center by Saline County EMS following the wreck, which took place around 3:20 p.m. All three vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene.