Pedestrian injured in Sedalia accident
A Smithton teenager was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:34 p.m. Friday near the intersection of U.S. Highway 50 and South Park Avenue.
According to a Sedalia Police Department report, Rebecca C. Ittner, 22, of Kansas City, was driving west on U.S. Highway 50 near Park Avenue when she saw a pedestrian, David Karpenchuk, 14, off the right side of the road, but was unable to stop before he attempted to cross the street.
Karpenchuk stated he was attempting to cross the road and did not see Ittner’s vehicle.
He was taken by Pettis County Ambulance District to Bothwell Regional Health Center with minor injuries.
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