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Ten People Hurt In Wrecks

Monday, December 21, 2009

Ten people were injured in several bi-county crashes since Friday.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol issued the following reports:

An Everton man was hurt in a one-vehicle wreck at 1:10 a.m. Sunday two miles east of Miller on Route DD in Lawrence County.

Phillip Stockton, 21, the driver, sustained minor injuries and was taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

The crash occurred when the eastbound Volvo driven by Stockton went off the road and struck a ditch.

Investigating the wreck was Trooper Adam Poulson.

A Cassville woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 8:30 p.m. Saturday a mile west of Jenkins on Highway 248 in Barry County.

Leanne Terry, 26, the driver, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to St. John's Hospital-Cassville.

The wreck occurred when the westbound Pontiac driven by Terry went off the road and struck a tree.

Investigating the crash was Trooper Tim Barrett.

Five people were hurt in a two-vehicle wreck at 11:35 a.m. Saturday four miles east of Cassville on Highway 76 in Barry County.

Mary Norman, 71, of Cassville, one of the drivers, sustained minor injuries and was taken to St. John's Hospital-Cassville.

Curtis Chandler, 29, of Bentonville, Ark., the other driver, sustained moderate injuries and was taken to the Cassville hospital.

Three passengers in the Chandler vehicle sustained minor injuries. They were Desiree Chandler, 29, Elizabeth Chandler, 6, and Meredith Chandler, 4. All were taken to the Cassville hospital.

The crash occurred when the northbound Jeep driven by Norman came out of a private drive and failed to yield to the eastbound Hyundia driven by Curtis Chandler.

Investigating the wreck was Trooper Les Wilson.

A Nixa man was injured in a one-vehicle crash at 3:40 a.m. Saturday five miles east of Mt. Vernon on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County.

Donald Syring, 38, the driver, sustained minor injuries and was taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

The wreck occurred when the eastbound Ford driven by Syring went off the road and overturned.

Investigating the crash was Trooper Larry Ray.

Two people were hurt in a two-vehicle wreck at 9:23 p.m. Friday a half mile east of Halltown on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County.

Yong Moon, 57, the driver, and a passenger, Hyun Moon, 55, both of Springfield, sustained moderate injuries and were taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

Derek Bridges, 39, of Mt. Vernon, the other driver, was not injured.

The crash occurred when the westbound Dodge driven by Bridges was going west in the eastbound lane and struck the eastbound Honda driven by Yong Moon head-on.

Investigating the wreck was Trooper Jonathan May.



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