Four Missourians were seriously injured when one vehicle struck another broadside in Randolph County.
On March 21, 2011 at approximately 1:31pm, 61 year old Fred Nabors of Salisbury, Missouri was operating a 1997 Ford traveling eastbound on US 24 at the west edge of the Moberly city limits. Nabors had no passengers aboard his vehicle. At that said time and place, 62 year old Jerry Hudson of Moberly, Missouri was operating a 2010 Ford traveling westbound on US 24. Hudson’s vehicle was occupied by himself and passengers Jesse Dodd, 65 year old of Salisbury, Missouri, and Edward Roelker, 72 year old of Salisbury, Missouri.
At the above said time and place, Hudson turned directly into the path of Nabors’ vehicle. Nabors then had no other option to avoid Hudson and collided with him, striking his vehicle in the passenger side.
Fred Nabors was transported by Randolph County Ambulance to Moberly Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. The at-fault driver, Jerry Hudson, was transported by Randolph County Ambulance to Moberly Regional Medical Center with moderate injuries. Passengers to the at-fault driver, Jesse Dodd and Edward Roelker, were also transported by Randolph County Ambulance to Moberly Regional Medical Center with moderate and serious injuries.
Both vehicles received total damage. Nabors’ vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash by Prather’s Towing. Hudson’s vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash by EBS Towing. All drivers and passengers involved in the crash were wearing their safety devices.
Missouri State Highway Patrol was assisted in this crash by Moberly Police Department, Moberly Fire Department and Randolph County Sheriff’s Department.