Clinton woman injured in Benton
A Clinton woman sustained serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 5:15 p.m. Saturday in Benton County.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Jason L. Elliott, 35, of Clinton, was driving east on state Route C, east of state Route E, when he slowed for an animal crossing the road and his motorcycle was struck in the rear by a vehicle driven by Haileigh K. Jones, 23, of Sedalia.
Elliott sustained minor injuries but refused treatment at the scene. A passenger, Amanda E. Vanlue, 27, was taken by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance District to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton with serious injuries.
Reports indicate both Elliott and Vanlue were wearing a helmet and Jones was 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