Sedalia Area Accident Reports for February 4, 2019
Three people, including a 3-year-old child, suffered serious injuries on February 3 in a Johnson County crash on US 50. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 1997 Ford Ranger pulled into the path of a 2014 Nissan Sentra. 31-year-old Justin Lyons of Oak Grove and 30-year-old Lindsay Harralston of Harrisonville were taken by ambulance to Kansas City-area hospitals for treatment. 3-year-old William Lyons was taken by Life Flight to Children's Mercy Hospital. Both vehicles were totaled.
Pettis County Deputies were dispatched to Muddy Creek Eagle Stop on February 1 to recover a vehicle that had been reported stolen from Sedalia. The vehicle was located and returned to the owner. An investigation is ongoing.
A head-on collision on State Fair Blvd. injured three Sedalia residents on February 1. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 2009 Pontiac G6 crossed the center of the roadway and struck a 2006 Chevy Silverado. The driver and a passenger in the Pontiac - 29-year-old Rickey Bailey, and 31-year-old Deana Copas - were both taken to University Hospital by ambulance with serious injuries. Another passenger, 35-year-old William Beeson, was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center with moderate injuries.
On February 2 Sedalia Police responded to an accident around 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of Broadway and Ohio. There were no injuries, but one of the drivers, 32-year-old Gregory T. Leigh of St. Charles, was arrested and a blood test was obtained. Leigh was booked and released pending state charges for driving while intoxicated.