Nov. 6 Crash Reports


Sedalia teen injured in crash

A Sedalia teenager was injured in a two-vehicle accident near the intersection of West 16th Street and South State Fair Boulevard.

According to a Sedalia Police Department report, Janet K. Meyers, 76, of the 31000 block of Pleasant Hill Road, was crossing the westbound lanes of West 16th Street after pulling out of a private parking lot when her vehicle was struck by a vehicle driven by Nathan Knapp, 18, of the 2500 block of East 10th Street, as he crossed the inside westbound lane.

Knapp told officers he was traveling west in the inside lane of 16th Street when Meyers’ vehicle crossed in front of his lane of travel. He was unable to avoid a collision.

A passenger in Knapp’s vehicle, Noah Knapp, 17, of the 2500 block of East 10th Street, struck his nose on the dashboard and complained of pain in his right arm. He was taken by Pettis County Ambulance District to Bothwell Regional Health Center for his injuries.

Reports indicate both Noah and Nathan were not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Cole Camp woman seriously injured

A Cole Camp woman sustained serious injuries after a single-vehicle accident at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday in Pettis County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Lydia J. Byler, 49, was driving north on state Route U, a half mile south of Cordes Road, when her vehicle traveled off the road and overturned multiple times, striking a telephone pole and overturning again.

Byler, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken by air ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia for her injuries.

Woman injured in Morgan crash

A Gravois Mills woman sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 10:45 a.m. Thursday in Morgan County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Belen P. Villas, 62, was driving north on state Route 135, seven-tenths of a mile north of Cuptree Drive, when she failed to negotiate a curve while hydroplaning. Her vehicle traveled off the right side of the road, struck a fence and overturned.

Villas, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach for her 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

Sedalia Democrat

— Compiled by Nicole Cooke

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