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Ten injured in crashes on Saturday

Monday, October 25, 2010

Six people, including two from Mt. Vernon, were hurt in a two-vehicle crash at 10:32 a.m. on Saturday near Battlefield.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Cynthia Freitag, 47, of Mt. Vernon, was driving east in a 2001 Dodge Intrepid on Highway 160, one mile north of Battlefield. Freitag ran a red light and was struck by a southbound 2007 Saturn Ion driven by Gena Medlock, 30, of Springfield.

Freitag and her passenger, Cassidi Baker, 13, of Mt. Vernon, received minor injuries and were taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield for treatment. Medlock and her three passengers, Joshuah Arrington, 14, Christopher Ford, 13, and Ashley Medlock, 10, all of Springfield, also received minor injuries and were taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield for treatment. All were wearing safety belts, the Patrol reported.

Other crashes

* A Rogers, Ark., woman received moderate injuries in a crash at 12:40 p.m. Saturday on Highway 86 in Golden. Rebecca Harris, 45, was driving west on a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle when she drove off the roadway and overturned. Harris was transported to St. John's Hospital in Berryville for treatment. She was wearing a helmet.

* A Mt. Vernon woman received serious injuries in a two-vehicle crash at 9:50 p.m. on Saturday at the junction of Highway 96 and Highway 39, two miles south of Miller. Lindsay Tiller, 20, was driving south in a 2009 Chevrolet Cobalt when she failed to yield at the intersection. Tiller's vehicle was struck by a 2005 Cadillac Escalade driven west by Robert Ogden, 53, of Golden City. Tiller was wearing a safety belt and was taken to St. John's Hospital in Springfield for treatment. Ogden was not hurt.

* Two Rocky Comfort residents were hurt in a single vehicle crash three miles west of Stella on Highway D at 7 p.m. on Saturday. Jeremy Carney, 34, of Rocky Comfort, was driving west in a 2000 Kia when he ran off the roadway and struck a fence. His passengers, Angela Carney, 36, received minor injuries, and Vanessa Carney, 11, received moderate injuries. Both were Rocky Comfort residents and were taken to Freeman Hospital in Joplin for treatment. Carney was unhurt. All three were wearing safety belts.



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