On May 4, 2011 at approximately 10:00 am, 70 year old Donald Walker of Chadwick, Missouri, was operating a 1986 Cadillac traveling northbound on MO 125 about two miles south of Sparta. Walker’s vehicle was occupied by himself and one passenger, 66 year old Janice Walker also of Chadwick, Missouri.
At the above said time and place, 26 year old Lacey Powell of Sparta, Missouri, was operating a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier traveling southbound on MO 125. Immediately before meeting the Walker vehicle, Powell crossed over the center line and struck the Walker vehicle head on.
Both Donald and Janice Walker were transported from the scene of the crash by helicopter to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, Missouri with serious injuries. The at-fault driver, Lacey Powell, was transported by helicopter to Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri also with serious injuries.
Both vehicles involved in the crash received total damage. The Walker vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash by Bilyeau Wrecker of Ozark. Powell’s vehicle was towed from the scene of the crash by Blue Monkey Wrecker of Sparta. All individuals involved were wearing their safety devices at the time of the crash.
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