Two Seriously Injured in T-bone Collision

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In Johnson County, two men receive serious injuries after a t-bone collision.

On May 14, 2013 at approximately 5:35 a.m., William Corum, age 68 from Bates City, Missouri was operating a 2010 Chevrolet. Mark Hammond, age 51 from Sedalia, Missouri was operating a 2008 Chevrolet.

At that said date and time, William Corum was traveling in the southbound direction while Mark Hammond was traveling in the westbound direction on US 50 at Route Z. The t-bone collision occurred as William Corum pulled into the path of Mark’s vehicle. Mark’s vehicle crashed into William’s on the driver’s side.

William Corum received serious injuries and was transported by air ambulance to Research Medical Center. Mark Hammond was seriously injured in the collision as well and was transported by Johnson County EMS to Research Medical Center. According to the crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, both men involved were wearing their seat belts at the time of the crash.

William’s 2010 Chevrolet received extensive damages and Mark’s 2008 Chevrolet received total damages from the collision. Both vehicles were towed by Ron’s Towing.

This auto-crash was investigated by the Missouri State Highway Patrol and with the assistance of Troop A and the Johnson County Deputies.


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