Warsaw Man Injured in Benton County Crash
A Warsaw man was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Sunday in Benton County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 1994 Ford Ranger, driven by 40-year-old Travis B. Strong of Warsaw, was on Route Z at Missouri 7 around 5:30 p.m., when the truck ran off the right side of the roadway and crashed into a fence.
His passenger, 64-year-old Richard D. McGill of Warsaw, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance for treatment.
Neither were wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.
The Ranger had moderate damage.
Strong was arrested by the Patrol at 6:30 p.m. on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. He was taken to the Benton County Jail, where he was booked and released.