Three Missouri Residents Injured in a Head-On Collision

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When two drivers crested a hill, they crashed into each in a head-on collision in Macon County and suffered minor to moderate injuries.

On December 1, 2012 at approximately 1:40 A.M., 18-year-old Brady Bogeart from Atlanta, Missouri was heading northbound on Jupiter Avenue 2 miles southwest of Atlanta, Missouri in a 1999 Ford. At said time and place, Leon Shears, age 37, from Macon, Missouri was traveling southbound in a 1995 Chevrolet. Shears had one passenger – Brenda Shears, age 40, from Macon, Missouri.

The crash occurred when Bogeart and Shears met at a hill crest and crashed into each other in a head-on collision. Both vehicles came to rest in the roadway. Bogeart was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Brenda and Leon were wearing their seatbelts at this time.

Bogeart suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by Macon County Ambulance to the Macon Airport and then flown by Staff for Life to the Moberly Regional Hospital in Moberly, Missouri. Brenda Shears suffered moderate injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by the Macon County Ambulance to the Samaritan Hospital in Macon, Missouri. Leon Shears suffered minor injuries and was transported from the scene of the crash by the Adair County Ambulance to the Samaritan Hospital in Macon, Missouri.

Bogeart’s vehicle received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Still’s Towing of Macon, Missouri. Shears’s vehicle received extensive damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Still’s Towing of Macon, Missouri.

This investigation was led by Trooper C. Primm of Troop B in Macon County and assisted by Sergeant Seiner, the Atlanta Fire Department, the Macon County Rescue and the Macon County Sheriff’s Department.

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