On October 12, 2011 at approximately 7:45pm, 25-year-old, Diana Hamby from Sedalia, Missouri was operating a 1997 Mercury and heading northbound on Highway U or Anderson School Road. At the said time and place Stanley Hazelrigg, age 80, from Cole Camp, Missouri was heading southbound on Highway U in a 2006 Lincoln. Stanley had one passenger, Sharon Curtis, age 69, also from Cole Camp, Missouri.
The crash occurred when Hamby lost control on a curve and crossed over the center line. She crashed into Hazelrigg in a head-on collision, and Hazelrigg went off the right side of the road and then came to rest on its wheels in a ditch. Hamby’s vehicle continued to spin counterclockwise and then came to rest in the roadway. Hamby was not wearing her seatbelt. Hazelrigg and his passenger were wearing their seatbelts.
Hamby suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash to Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia, Missouri by APSI Ambulance. Hazelrigg and Curtis also suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash to Bothwell Regional Health Center by APSI Ambulance.
Hazelrigg’s vehicle received total damage and was towed by State Fair Towing from Sedalia, Missouri. Hamby’s vehicle also received total damage and was towed by Don’s Truck Towing from Carterville, Missouri. Both drivers had insurance at the time of the crash.
Sedalia is the home of the annual Missouri State Fair. Next year, August 9-19, 2012, the State Fair will be hosting the celebration of Missouri’s 110th annual agricultural showcase exhibiting premier livestock shows, competitions and first-class professional entertainment.
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