When one driver failed to yield to another before crossing MO Hwy 6, he crashed into oncoming traffic. The victim driver and his passenger suffered serious injuries and was transported to the Cameron Regional Medical Center by ambulance.
On November 11, 2011 at approximately 1:30pm, 56-year-old Jeffrey Swartz from Mooresville, Missouri was traveling westbound in a 2006 Ford F250 on MO 6 just three miles west of Gallatin, Missouri. Nathan Hampton from Chillicothe, Missouri, age 28, was operating a 1999 Peterbuilt Gravel Hauler at same time and place heading southbound. Swartz had one passenger – Toi Swartz, age 56, from Mooresville, Missouri.
The crash occurred as Swartz was approaching the intersection of Route DD on MO 6, and Hampton was crossing MO 6 after being stopped at a stop sign on Route DD. The vehicles collided in the westbound lane. Both vehicles slid off of the southwest corner of the intersection and then came to rest upright. Jeffrey and Toi Swartz were not wearing their seatbelts. Nathan Hampton was wearing his seatbelt.
Jeffrey and Toi Swartz suffered moderate injuries and were transported from the scene of the crash by Daviess CO EMS to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Nathan Hampton suffered minor injuries and was also transported from the scene of the crash to Daviess CO EMS to Cameron Regional Hospital.
Swartz’s Ford F250 received total damage and was towed from the scene of the crash by Bridgeman’s Wrecker Service of Altamont, Missouri. Hampton’s Peterbuilt received extensive damages and was towed by Bridgeman’s Wrecker Service from the scene of the crash.
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