Three Injured In JoCo Tractor Crash
One man and two juveniles were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday night in Johnson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2004 Ford F-350, driven by 65-year-old Albert D. Fike of Holden, was in the 700 block of Highway Z (northwest of Powell Gardens) around 9:45 p.m., when he approached a southbound 2008 John Deere tractor at a high rate of speed and struck the tractor in the rear.
Fike suffered serious injuries, and was transported by JCAD to Western Missouri Medical Center for treatment.
Also injured were the driver of the tractor, a 15-year-old male and his passenger, a 13-year-old male. They were both taken by JCAD to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. The 15-year-old had moderate injuries, while the 13-year-old had serious injuries.
The John Deere had extensive damage, while the Ford was totaled.
Johnson County Deputies assisted the Patrol.