Two Arkansas men were hurt in a crash at 4:10 p.m. on Sunday on Highway 37 in Seligman.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gordon Bartley, 56, of Rogers, Ark., was driving south in a 1999 Dodge 3500 pickup when he attempted to pass another vehicle. Bartley drove into the path of a northbound 1989 Jeep Cherokee driven by James Jones, 37, of Garfield, Ark., colliding head-on.
Jones, who was not wearing a safety belt, received serious injuries and was airlifted to St. John's Hospital-Joplin for treatment. Bartley was wearing a safety belt and was not injured.
Other traffic crashes
* Two Marionville residents were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 8:15 p.m. on Sunday south of Monett. According to the Patrol, Cherry Underwood, 37, of Marionville, failed to stop at a stop sign at Highway BB and pulled into the path of a westbound 1998 Ford Explorer driven by Josť Rivera, 30, of Monett. The resulting collision left Underwood and her passenger, Kyle Scott, 14, with moderate injuries. Underwood and Scott were taken to St. John's Hospital-Aurora for treatment. Both were wearing safety belts, as was Rivera, who was unhurt.
* Two Purdy residents were hurt in a single vehicle crash five miles south of Cassville on Highway 86 at 10:20 p.m. on Saturday. Dennis Roden, 49, was eastbound driving a 1988 Chevrolet when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Roden and his passenger, Lee Boyette, 37, both received serious injuries and were taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield for treatment. Neither were wearing safety belts.
* A Verona man was hurt in a single vehicle crash west of Halltown on Interstate 44 at 11:50 p.m. on Saturday. Jaspar Dargarrido, 23, was westbound in a 1998 Ford when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Dargarrido received minor injuries and was taken to St. John's Hospital-Springfield for treatment. Dargarrido was not wearing a safety belt.