Oct. 22 Crash Reports


Warrensburg man injured in crash

A Warrensburg man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2:29 p.m. Tuesday in Morgan County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Richard S. Vanderburgh, 56, was driving north on state Route W, north of Marvin Cut Off, when his motorcycle traveled off the right side of the road and struck an embankment.

Vanderburgh was taken by Mid-Missouri Ambulance to Bothwell Regional Health Center with minor injuries.

It is unknown if he was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Sedalia man injured in Pettis

A Sedalia man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 6:53 a.m. Wednesday in Pettis County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Vernon E. Lovell, 87, was driving east on U.S. Highway 50, west of Rissler Road, when he fell asleep, causing his vehicle to rear end another eastbound vehicle driven by Sonya L. Parker, 32, of Sedalia.

Lovell was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center with minor injuries.

Reports indicate Lovell was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, but Parker was 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 Nicole Cooke

Sedalia Democrat

— Compiled by Nicole Cooke

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