Results tagged “serious injuries” from Missouri Injury Attorneys Blog

March 10, 2015

Boone County Missouri Crash Seriously Injures Elderly Couple

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On Monday evening March 19th, 2015, at approximately 5:30p.m., Rachel L. Brown, age 28, of Ashland Missouri, was operating a 2002 Cadillac Escalade. She was traveling southbound, at MO WW and Rolling Hills Road, in Boone County Missouri.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol Report, Rachel L. Brown's Cadillac Escalade, travelled into the intersection and struck an eastbound 2007 Ford Taurus, driven by 88 year old, William K. Bahr, traveling with his wife Peggy M. Bahr, age 83, both from Fulton, Missouri.

This initial car crash sent the elderly couple into a spin, crashing into a third automobile, a 2002 Ford F150, driven by Christopher T. Sutton, age 50, of Columbia, Missouri. Mr. Sutton was not injured and his truck received minor damage.

Rachel L. Brown received minor injuries, while William and Peggy Bahr, both sustained serious injuries. Both Mr. and Mrs. Bahr were transported by ambulance to University of Missouri Hospital.

The Bahr's 2007 Ford Taurus was totaled and was towed from the scene, by Slate Towing.

This car crash was investigated by Trooper E. Penrod, 1400, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop F. Trooper Penrod was was assisted by Trooper J. Turner, 846 and Cpl T. Walley, 1100.

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March 6, 2015

Vehicle Pulls into the Path of Another Causing a Serious Crash

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On March 4, 2015, at approximately 2:25pm, Toby R. Ulmer, age 17 of Nelson, Missouri, was operating a 1997 Chevrolet. Adolpho N. Suarez, age 23 of Marshall, Missouri, was operating a 2012 Nissan.
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At that said date and time, Toby R. Ulmer was traveling Eastbound at US Highway 65 and Route H. Ulmer than pulled into the path of Adolpho N. Suarez, who was traveling Northbound. Adolpho N. Suarez's Nissan, struck Ulmer's Chevrolet, causing both vehicles to travel off of the roadway.

Adolpho N. Suarez was wearing his seatbelt but still received serious injuries. He was transported by Saline County EMS to the University of Missouri Hospital.

Both Suarez's Nissan and Ulmer's Chevrolet were totaled and were towed from the scene, by McGraw Automotive.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Trooper L.R. Dancy and Trooper N.A. Perez, with assistance from Saline County deputies.

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March 6, 2015

Vehicle Pulls into the Path of Another Causing a Serious Crash

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On March 4, 2015, at approximately 2:25pm, Toby R. Ulmer, age 17 of Nelson, Missouri, was operating a 1997 Chevrolet. Adolpho N. Suarez, age 23 of Marshall, Missouri, was operating a 2012 Nissan.
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At that said date and time, Toby R. Ulmer was traveling Eastbound at US Highway 65 and Route H. Ulmer than pulled into the path of Adolpho N. Suarez, who was traveling Northbound. Adolpho N. Suarez's Nissan, struck Ulmer's Chevrolet, causing both vehicles to travel off of the roadway.

Adolpho N. Suarez was wearing his seatbelt but still received serious injuries. He was transported by Saline County EMS to the University of Missouri Hospital.

Both Suarez's Nissan and Ulmer's Chevrolet were totaled and were towed from the scene, by McGraw Automotive.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Trooper L.R. Dancy and Trooper N.A. Perez, with assistance from Saline County deputies.

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January 15, 2015

Multiple Vehicle Car Crash in Phelps County Injures Four.

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Four people were injured, two seriously, in a three vehicle car crash in Phelps County.
At approximately 5:50 pm on Wednesday evening, January 14th, a major traffic accident blocked traffic on Highway 63, while the victims were being cared for.

The accident occurred when a 2007 Ford Fusion driven by Nikole L. Baumgartner, 26, of Rolla, was traveling southbound on the highway, 5 miles south of Rolla, crossed the center line and struck John A. Birdsong, 31, of Dixon, head on.
John A. Birdsong was driving northbound in a 2000 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck.
Moments later, a northbound 2007 Saturn Ion driven by Paul D. Jordan, 56, of Rolla, struck the Ford, which was stopped in the road due, to the collision with the Toyota truck.

Baumgartner suffered serious injuries and was transported by the Mercy LifeLine helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia.
Birdsong also sustained serious injuries and was transported by Phelps County Ambulance to Phelps County Regional Medical Center.
Caroline A. Loughridge, 24, of St. James, a passenger in Birdsong's vehicle, sustained moderate injuries and was transported by a Air Evac helicopter to Mercy Hospital, in Creve Coeur.
Paul D. Jordan also suffered moderate injuries and was transported by Phelps County Ambulance to Phelps County Regional Medical Center.
The patrol stated Jordan was wearing his seat belt, while Baumgartner, Birdsong and Loughridge were unbuckled.

Drivers and occupants had to be extricated, thus causing major delays on Highway 63. The crash occurred around 5:50 p.m. about 5 miles south of Rolla.

Assisting the patrol at the scene were the Phelps County Sheriff's Department, Rolla Police Department, Rolla Rural Fire Protection District and the ambulance districts.

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December 30, 2014

Driver in Mercer County Falls Asleep and Travels into Oncoming Traffic

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On December 19th, 2014 at approximately 1:53 p.m., Marie E. Eslick, age 56, of Mercer Missouri, was operating a 2002 Ford Escape. She was traveling eastbound on US Highway 136, approximately 4 miles east of Mount Moriah. Traveling westbound on US 136 was 23 year old Damien M. Shaw, operating a 2005 Ford Freestar, and passenger Aeriel K. Conover, age 23, both from Kahoka, Missouri.

At that said date and time, Marie E. Eslick fell asleep at the wheel and crossed the center line, traveling into the westbound lane and into oncoming traffic. Damien M. Shaw, in an attempt to avoid a collision, swerved into the eastbound lane when Eslick corrected, striking Damien M. Shaw's vehicle.

Damien M. Shaw received minor injuries while Aeriel K. Conover sustained serious injuries. Neither were wearing their seat belts. Marie E. Eslick was wearing her seat belt but still sustained serious injuries.

Both Conover and Eslick was transported by Mercer County Ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital.

Both vehicles received total damages and were towed by Willis Garage.

The car crash was investigated by Trooper Q R McConkey 1311, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's Troop H. McConkey was assisted by Sgt. J J Rongey, 689, Cpl. A G McAtee, 776, Trooper J C Daly, 336, Trooper T B Heintz, 305 and the Mercer County Sheriff's Department.

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December 9, 2014

Three People Injured Due to a Head On Collision

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Head on Collision Causes Multiple Serious Injuries in Laclede County

In Laclede County, three people were injured due to a head on collision.

On December 8th, 2014 at approximately 4:08 pm, Chrystal L Sell, age 19 of Conway, Missouri was operating a 1991 GMC Sierra. Thomas H Clanton, age 17 of Conway, Missouri was operating a 1989 Ford Ranger. Also in Thomas Clanton's truck was Jacob Clanton, age 13.

At the said date and time, Chrystal L Sell was traveling westbound on Highway J, approximately 8 miles east of Conway, when her vehicle crossed the center of the roadway and crashed into Thomas H Clanton's truck, head on.

Mercy Ambulance transported Sell to Cox Hospital South Springfield with serious injuries. Both Clantons were also transported by Mercy Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon. Thomas Clanton, sustained moderate injuries and Jacob sustained serious injuries.
Chrystal Sell's 1991 GMC Sierra received total damages and was towed by C&S Towing. The 1989 Ford Ranger, driven by Thomas Clanton also received total damages and was towed by New Generation Towing.

Both drivers and passenger were reported to have been wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.
The head-on collision was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop I.

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October 31, 2014

Vehicle Failed to Negotiate Curve Causing Head On Crash

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In Clay County, a Vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the center line and struck another vehicle head on.

On October 27, 2014, at approximately 6:08 p.m., Matthew Cook, age 23 of Orrick, Missouri was operating a 1984 Ford Mustang. Ann Bush, age 57 of Liberty, Missouri was operating a 2013 Chevrolet Equinox.

At that said date and time, Matthew failed to negotiate a curve. Matthew crossed the center line and struck Ann's vehicle head on.

Matthew Cook received serious injuries and was transported by EMS to Liberty Hospital. Ann Bush also received serious injuries and was transported by EMS to Liberty Hospital.

Matthews 1984 Ford Mustang received total damages and was towed from the scene by L&L Towing. Ann's 2013 Chevrolet Equinox received total damages and was towed from the scene by L&L Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Clay County Sheriff's Department by CPL C. O. Tubbs.

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September 10, 2014

Vehicle Crosses Centerline

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In Ray County, a Vehicle Crosses Centerline and Strikes one Vehicle Head-On.

On August 9, 2014, at approximately 10:25 p.m., Benjamin McMellen, age 41 of Warrensburg, Missouri was operating a 1995 Volvo 960. Rebecca Harris, age 34 of Bosworth, Missouri was operating a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu.

At that said date and time, Benjamin crossed the centerline, and struck Rebecca's vehicle head-on.

Benjamin McMellen was pronounced dead at 11:28 p.m. at the Ray County Memorial Hospital in Richmond, Missouri. Rebecca Harris received serious injuries and was taken to University of Kansas Medical Center by EMS.

Benjamin's 1995 Volvo received total damages and was towed by Green's Towing. Rebecca's 2005 Chevrolet Malibu received total damages and was towed by Carmichael's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Trooper Cunningham, SGT Green, CPL Ward and the Ray County Sheriff's Department.

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August 28, 2014

Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injuries

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In St. Francois County, a Vehicle Pulls onto Highway and Was Struck Head On Causing Serious Injuries.

On August 27, 2014, at approximately 9:40 a.m., Edgar Conway, age 65 of Bismarck, Missouri, was operating a 1988 GMC S15. Ryan James McNees, age 20 of Belleview, Missouri, was operating a 1996 Honda Accord. McNees was carrying one passenger, Ashley Doza, age 21 of Imperial, Missouri.

At that said date and time, Ryan James McNees pulled onto Highway N and was struck by the front of a southbound vehicle, driven by Edgar Conway.

Edgar Conway received serious injuries and was transported by air evacuation to St. Louis University Hospital. Ryan James McNees received moderate injuries and was taken by St. Francois County EMS to Mineral Area Regional Medical Center. Ashley Doza received minor injuries and was also taken by St. Francois County EMS to Mineral Area Regional Medical Center.

Edgars 1988 GMC S15 received total damages and was towed by Buckley's Towing. Ryan's 1996 Honda Accord received total damages and was towed by Buckley's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Trooper D.R. Nelson and Trooper A.L. Wood.

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August 28, 2014

Vehicle Was Hit Head On Causing Serious Injuries

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In St. Francois County, a Vehicle Pulls onto Highway and Was Struck Head On Causing Serious Injuries.

On August 27, 2014, at approximately 9:40 a.m., Edgar Conway, age 65 of Bismarck, Missouri, was operating a 1988 GMC S15. Ryan James McNees, age 20 of Belleview, Missouri, was operating a 1996 Honda Accord. McNees was carrying one passenger, Ashley Doza, age 21 of Imperial, Missouri.

At that said date and time, Ryan James McNees pulled onto Highway N and was struck by the front of a southbound vehicle, driven by Edgar Conway.

Edgar Conway received serious injuries and was transported by air evacuation to St. Louis University Hospital. Ryan James McNees received moderate injuries and was taken by St. Francois County EMS to Mineral Area Regional Medical Center. Ashley Doza received minor injuries and was also taken by St. Francois County EMS to Mineral Area Regional Medical Center.

Edgars 1988 GMC S15 received total damages and was towed by Buckley's Towing. Ryan's 1996 Honda Accord received total damages and was towed by Buckley's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Trooper D.R. Nelson and Trooper A.L. Wood.

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August 26, 2014

Pedestrian Struck by Vehicle with attached Tractor and Trailer

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In Cole County, a Vehicle Fails to Observe Roadway, Leaving Pedestrian with Serious Injuries.

On August 24, 2014, at approximately 4:50 p.m., Adam J Lueckenhoff, age 31 of Lohman, Missouri, was operating a 2000 Buick Century. An unidentified driver was operating a 2011 Cub Cadet with a trailer. Joy Heidbreder, age 60 of Lohman, Missouri, was the pedestrian involved.

At that said date and time, the unknown driver of the lawn tractor and trailer was partially parked on the roadway going southbound on St. Michaels Road. Pedestrian, Joy Heidbreder was standing in front of the tractor and trailer. Adam Lueckenhoff, also going southbound, failed to observe the tractor and trailer, striking the 2011 Cub Cadet. Because of the impact of Adams' vehicle to the tractor and trailer, Joy Heidbreder was then struck by the Cub Cadet due to impact.

Joy Heidbreder received serious injuries and was transported to the University Hospital. Both Adam and the unidentified driver left the scene with no apparent injuries.

Adam's 2000 Buick Century received moderate damages and was towed by Broadway Towing. The 2011 Cub Cadet received total damages and was towed by private conveyance.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol by Trooper C. Winter and with the assistance of CPL. K. Green and Cole County Sheriff's Office.

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August 7, 2014

Head on Collision Leads to Serious Injuries

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In Franklin County, three people were injured due to a head-on collision.

On August 5, 2014 at approximately 12:03 pm, Alexander Biener, age 18 of New Haven, Missouri was operating a 1998 Ford Taurus, accompanied by passenger Aaron Westhoff, age 15 of Washington, Missouri. Michael Barlish, age 46 of Gerland, Missouri was operating a 2000 Ford Ranger.

At that said date and time, Alex Biener was traveling in the southbound direction on Missouri Route A north of four mile road. Michael Barlish was travelling in the northbound direction when he crossed the center line and struck Biener's vehicle head-on.

Alex received moderate injuries and was transported by Washington EMS to Mercy Hospital in Washington, Missouri. The passenger of Alex's vehicle, Aaron Westhoff received moderate injuries and was also transported by Washington EMS to Mercy Hospital. Michael received serious injuries and was transported by air evacuation to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.

Alex Biener's 1998 Ford Taurus recieved total damages and was towed by Strums Towing. Michael Barlishs' 2000 Ford Ranger also recieved total damages and was towed by Strums Towing.

Biener and Westhoff were reported to have both been wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident. Barlish was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

This head-on collision was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop H.

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July 14, 2014

Rear -End Accident in St.Clair County

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In St.Clair County, A vehicle rear-ended resulted in four people injured.

On July 13, 2014 at approximately 1:05 p.m., Gary Ehrlich, age 77 of Mountain Home, Arkansas was operating a 2003 Ford F250. Brian Thomas, age 43 of Osceola, Missouri was operating a 1997 Chevrolet 1500 along with passengers; Christel Groves (41) and Rex Thomas (7).

At that said date and time, Gary was traveling north on Missouri 13 at Route B where he struck the rear of Brian Thomas's vehicle.

Gary received moderate injuries and was transported to Research Hospital Kansas City by life flight. Brian received moderate injuries and was transported to Sac Osage Hospital by EMS. Christel had serious injuries and was transported to Mercy Springfield by life flight. Thomas received moderate injuries and was transported to Sac Osage Hospital by EMS.

Gary's 2003 Ford F250 received extensive damage and was towed by C&H Towing. Brian's 1997 Chevrolet 1500 was totaled and towed by Bray's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop D.

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July 10, 2014

Ray County Crash Causes Serious Injuries

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In Ray County, a vehicle crossed center line causing it to strike another vehicle resulting in serious injuries.

On July 8, 2014 at approximately 4:52 p.m., Cierra Bossart, age 32 of Holt, Missouri was operating a 2006 Dodge. Steven Taber, age 34 of Richmond, Missouri was operating a 1996 Ford.

At that said date and time, Cierra Bossart was traveling on Highway C when she crossed the center line and struck Steven Taber. Stevens vehicle then traveled off the north side of the roadway.

Steven Taber received serious injuries and was taken by life flight to Truman Medical Center. Cierra Bossart also received serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Liberty Hospital.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Steven was the only one involved in the accident wearing his seat belt.

Cierra's 2006 Dodge received total damages and was towed by Carmichaels. Steven's 1996 Ford also received total damages and was towed from Green's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Troop A.

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June 17, 2014

Four Teenagers Injured in One Car Crash


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In Saline County, a driver attempted to merge onto I-70 and ran off the road causing the vehicle to overturn several times.

On June 16, 2014 at approximately 2:07 p.m., Jonathan Terhune, age 19 of Belton, Missouri was operating a 1996 Ford Explorer with passengers Brandi Bertleff, age 16 of Moscow Mills, Missouri, Faith Steele, age 18 of Shelbyville, Missouri, and Noah Williamson, age 18 of Moscow Mills, Missouri.

At that said date and time, Jonathan Terhune was traveling Northbound on US-65 Ramp to I-70. Jonathan attempted to merge onto I-70 and ran off the left side of the roadway. Jonathan's Explorer overturned several times.

Brandi Bertleff, and Faith Steele received serious injuries and were taken to University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Noah Williamson received Moderate injuries and was taken to Fitzgibbon Hospital by Sweet Springs EMS. Jonathan Terhune received moderate injuries and was taken by Saline County EMS to Fitzgibbon Hospital.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jonathan and Noah were the only two wearing their seat belts at the time of the accident.

Jonathan's 1996 Ford Explorer received total damages and was towed by Don's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol with the assistance of Troop A, and Saline County Sheriff's Department.

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May 22, 2014

A Car Crosses the Center Line into Two Motorcycles.


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In Moniteau County, a Car Crosses the Center-line into Two Motorcycles causing Serious Injuries.

On May 18th, 2014 at approximately 5:30 p.m., Melissa Felgar, age 30 of Booneville, Missouri was operating a 2011 Chevrolet HHR. Christopher Hord, age 41 of Columbia, Missouri was operating a 2010 Harley Davidson Motorcycle. Joshua McKee, age 28 from Bunceton, Missouri was operating a 2013 Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

At that said date and time, Melissa Felgar crossed the centerline on Route B. side swiping Christopher's motorcycle, and then colliding into Joshua's Motorcycle. Melissa then traveled off the right side of the roadway and came to a rest. Christopher came to a rest in the roadway, and Joshua was ejected from his motorcycle.

Joshua McKee suffered serious injuries and was transported by Staff for Life to University Hospital. Christopher Hord received moderate injuries and was taken by Mid-MO Ambulance to University Hospital. Melissa Felgar received minor injuries and was transported by Mid-Mo Ambulance to California, Missouri, Mid-Mo Ambulance Base.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, all were wearing or had safety devices on at the time of the accident.

Joshua's 2013 Harley Davidson Motorcycle was totaled and towed by Nash Towing. Christopher's 2010 Harley Davidson Motorcycle received Moderate damages and was towed by Nash Towing. Melissa's 2011 Chevrolet HHR received Moderate damages and was towed by Stockton Towing.

This crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop F and the Moniteau County Sheriff's Department, and Tipton Police Department.

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May 15, 2014

Fatal Head-on Collision

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In Osage County, a driver is killed and five others are injured after a head-on collision.

On May 1, 2014 at approximately 5:41 a.m., Norman Mehrhoff, age 60 of Bland, Missouri was operating a 1987 Ford Ranger. Christine Burnett, age 50 of Bland, Missouri was operating a 2013 Kia Sportage along with passengers Christopher Burnett, age 32 of Bland, Missouri, Andrew Johnson, age 37 of Bland, Missouri, Rhonda Vaugh, age 54 of Belle, Missouri, and Charles Buddemeyer, age 31 of Belle, Missouri.

At that said date and time, Norman Mehrhoff was traveling in the southbound direction while Christine Burnett was traveling in the northbound direction on Missouri 89 and 2.6 miles south of Missouri Route D. The crash occurred as Norman's vehicle crossed the center line and collided with Christine's vehicle head-on.

Norman Mehrhoff was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Osage County Coroner, Lois Jaegers, and then transported to Sassman's Funeral Home in Belle, Missouri. Charles Buddemeyer received serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Phelps Regional Hospital. Rhonda Vaughn received serious injuries and was flown by Staff For Life to the University Hospital. Christine Burnett received moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Capital Regional Hospital. Andrew Johnson received moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to St. Mary's Hospital. Christopher Burnett sustained minor injuries where he received medical treatment at the scene and refused transport.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, it is unknown whether or not Norman Mehrhoff, Charles Buddemeyer, and Andrew Johnson were wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision. However, Christine and Christopher Burnett were wearing their seat belt whereas Rhonda Vaughn was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

Norman's 1987 Ford Ranger received total damages and was towed by Owens' Towing. Christine's 2014 Kia Sportage received extensive damages and was towed by Cook's Towing.

This fatality crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop F and the Osage County Sheriff's Department. This is Troop F's 1st fatality for the month of May and 16th fatality for 2014.

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May 13, 2014

Two Teenagers Seriously Injured

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In Randolph County, two teenagers receive serious injuries as a result of another vehicle attempting to cross US 63 and entering their lane of traffic.

On April 27, 2014 at approximately 6:25 p.m., Brandon Thomas, age 17 of Excello, Missouri was operating a 1992 Jeep Cherokee along with passenger Michael Garner, age 18 of Jacksonville, Missouri. Betty Taylor-Yount, age 55 of Cairo, Missouri was operating a 2007 Ford Explorer.

At that said date and time, Brandon Thomas was traveling in the southbound direction while Betty Taylor-Yount was traveling in the eastbound direction on US 63 and Missouri Route Z. The crash occurred as Betty attempted to cross US-63 and traveled into the path of Brandon's vehicle and then colliding with his vehicle.

Brandon Thomas and Michael Garner both received serious injuries from the collision and were transported by Randolph County ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. Betty Taylor-Yount received serious injuries and was transported by Adair County ambulance to the University Hospital.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, neither Brandon nor Michael was wearing a seat belt during the time of the collision.

Betty Taylor-Yount's 2007 Ford Explorer and Brandon Thomas' 1992 Jeep Cherokee received total damages. Both vehicles were towed by Prather's Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop B.

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May 12, 2014

Six Injured in Head-on Collision

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In Lewis County, six people are injured as a result of a head-on collision which caused one vehicle to overturn several times.

On April 26, 2014 at approximately 10:45 p.m., Brooklyn Myers, age 19 of Knox City, Missouri was operating a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt along with passenger Amiya Smith, newborn. Dale Hartsock, age 37 of Labelle, Missouri was operating a 2007 Chevrolet Pickup along with passengers; Cory Leach, age 36 of Quincy, Illinois, Joseph Chatfield, age 27 of Labelle, Missouri, Matthew Norcross, age 23 of Labelle, Missouri, and Kendall Zajac, age 23 of Ursa, Illinois.

At that said date and time, Brooklyn Myers was traveling in the northbound direction while Dale Hartsock was traveling in the southbound direction on Missouri Route D and one mile south of Labelle, Missouri. The crash occurred as Brooklyn crossed the center line and collided with Dale's vehicle head-on. After impact, Dale's vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway and overturned several times. Kendall Zajac, Matthew Norcross, and Joseph Chatfield were ejected from the vehicle.

Dale Hartsock, Joseph Chatfield, and Matthew Norcross sustained serious injuries from the crash whereas Kendall Zajac and Cory Leach received moderate injuries. Dale Hartsock and his four passengers were transported to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois. Brooklyn Myers received moderate injuries and was transported to Blessing Hospital.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Amiya Smith was uninjured and was the only participant involved that was wearing a seat belt during the collision.

Brooklyn's 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt received total damages and was later removed from the scene of the crash by a friend. Dale Hartsock's 2007 Chevrolet Pickup received total damages and was towed by Robert's Garage in Durham, Missouri.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop B.

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May 9, 2014

Tree Collision Kills Driver and Seriously Injures Passenger

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In Miller County, two males of Eldon, Missouri are involved in a collision with a tree that kills the driver and seriously injures the passenger.

On April 26, 2014 at approximately 10:41 p.m., Christopher Young, age 26 of Eldon, Missouri was operating a 2014 GMC Denali along with passenger Colin Campbell, age 26 of Eldon, Missouri.

At that said date and time, Christopher Young was traveling in the northbound direction along Missouri Route D and at Riddle Road. The crash occurred as Christopher's vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, over corrected, and then traveled off the left side of the roadway, colliding with a tree.

Christopher Young was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Miller County coroner, Rick Callahan, and then transported to Hedges Funeral Home in Kaiser, Missouri. Colin Campbell received serious injuries and was transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri.

According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, neither Christopher Young nor Colin Campbell was wearing a seat belt at the time of the collision.

Christopher's 2014 GMC Denali received total damages and was towed by Hi-Tech Towing.

This fatality crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop F. This is Troop F's 6th fatality for the month of April and 15th fatality for the year of 2014.

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