Three injured in Johnson crash
Three teenagers were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 12:15 p.m. Thursday in Johnson County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, an eastbound vehicle driven by an unknown driver was traveling on SW 300th Road, west of state Route 58, when the driver lost control of the vehicle. It traveled off the right side of the road and struck a ditch and culvert.
Three passengers were injured in the crash. Allison L. Hughes, 14, of Kingsville, was taken by air ambulance to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City with serious injuries. Emmalin J. Petitt, 17, of Kingsville, was taken by Johnson County Ambulance District to Research Medical Center in Kansas City with moderate injuries. Summer D. Thorpe, 14, of Holden, was taken by private vehicle to an unknown medical center with minor injuries.
Reports indicate none of the three teens were wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Six injured in Moniteau crash
Six people were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 6:54 p.m. Thursday in Moniteau County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Earl L. Van Doren, 58, of Dixon, was driving east on U.S. Highway 50, east of Norgrass Road, when he struck another eastbound vehicle driven by Ethan E. Denman, 25, of Versailles, while Denman’s vehicle was stopped in traffic.
Van Doren was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries. It is unknown if he was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
Denman and four passengers in his vehicle, Saeng Anouphouthi, 42, of Olathe, Kansas, Christian I. Carrillo-Lopez, 23, of Independence, Cosma W. Griffin-Kendrick, 39, of Columbia, and Jane G. Odipo, 38, of Lenexa, Kansas, were all taken by ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City.
Reports indicate Denman and all his passengers 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