Knob Noster resident seriously injured in Oct. 3 wreck
One person is reported to have serious injuries from a four-vehicle wreck Oct. 3 on southbound Route D and Southeast 125 Road.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred when a 2009 Chrysler Town and Country, driven by Richell C. Hostetler, 29, of Knob Noster, and a 2015 Kia Optima, driven by Jennifer L. Owens, 55, of Knob Noster, were both stopped to turn left. A 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Justin D. Howard, 35, of Knob Noster, struck the rear of the Chrysler, which then struck the Kia. The Jeep then crossed the center line and struck a 2012 Mack, driven by Jeffrey Biggs, 50, of Sedalia, head-on.
Howard is reported to have serious injuries and was transported to Western Missouri Medical Center.
MSHP reports it is unknown if Howard wore a safety device. Hostetler, Bigg and Ownes are each reported to have worn a safety device.
The Chrysler is reported to have moderate damage. The Jeep is reported to be a total loss. The Mack is reported to have extensive damage. The Kia is reported to have minor damage.
MSHP was assisted by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.
Holden resident dies in Oct. 6 wreck in Lafayette County
One fatality has been reported in a single-vehicle wreck Oct. 6 on Route M at Mount Tabor Road in Lafayette County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred when a 2003 Ford F250, driven by Rayne Shields, 23, of Holden, failed to negotiate a curve, skidded sideways and overturned, ejecting the driver.
Shields was pronounced at the scene by a Lafayette County Deputy. Shields is reported to have not worn a safety device.
The Ford is reported to be a total loss.
MSHP was assisted by the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office, Odessa Police Department and Odessa Fire Department.
Chilhowee resident injured in Henry County wreck
A Chilhowee resident is one of two people reported to have moderate injuries from a single-vehicle wreck Oct. 5 on Highway 13 north of Route Z in Henry County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the wreck occurred when a 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Cynthia L. Willcockson, of Chilhowee, traveled off the right shoulder, struck a bridge and returned to the roadway, crossed the centerline, struck the left side of the bridge, crossed back over the center of the roadway, struck the bridge and came to rest.
Willcockson and occupant Dane M. Onnen, 38, of Harrisonville, are each reported to have moderate injuries and were transported to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.
MSHP was assisted by the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.