Four teens injured in Johnson crash
Two Pleasant Hill men and two Pleasant Hill women were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:55 p.m. Friday in Johnson County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Joseph E. Davis, 18, was driving north on Route AA in Johnson County, about 100 yards north of state Highway 58 when Davis lost control of his 1998 Chevrolet pickup on the snow covered roadway, crossed the center line, traveled off the right side of the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. All four occupants of the truck were ejected. Davis was transported to Centerpoint Hospital in Independence where he is listed in serious condition. Emily j. Cook, 17, was taken by Life Flight to St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City where she is listed in serious condition. Josey B. Pate, 17, was transported by ambulance to Research Medical Center in Kansas City where she is listed in serious condition. Brayden K. Smith, 17, was transported to Centerpoint Hospital in Independence where he is listed in moderate condition. None of the occupants in the truck were wearing seat belts, according to the MSHP report.
Three injured in Saline
Three Slater residents Marshall man sustained injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 1:10 p.m. Saturday in Saline County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Theresa L. Robbins, 54, was driving a 2010 Dodge east on Route D at the intersection of Route P when she failed to stop at a stop sign, began skidding and traveled across Route D and struck the embankment. Robbins sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Fitzgibbon Hospital by Saline County EMS. Avonna M. Widner, 51, sustained minor injuries and was transported to Fitzgibbon Hospital by Slater EMS and Thomas A. Widner, 18, sustained minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene. Robbins was wearing a seat belt and Avonna Widner and Thomas Widner were not.
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 Tim Epperson