Lee’s Summit woman injured in crash
A Lee’s Summit woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:37 p.m. Sunday in Saline County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Matthew J. Blowers, 36, of Lee’s Summit, was driving west on Interstate 70 at the 78.4 mile marker when he slowed for traffic congestion. A vehicle driven by Heather M. Zahner, 29, of St. Joseph, overtook and struck the rear of Blowers’ vehicle, causing it to strike the guardrail. Zahner’s vehicle struck Blowers’ vehicle a second time before coming to rest.
A passenger in Blowers’ vehicle, Rebecca Blowers, 31, was taken by Saline County EMS to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall with minor injuries.
Reports indicate all three occupants involved were wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police Department reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.
— Compiled by Nicole Cooke