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Four injured in holiday crashes

Friday, July 6, 2012

Four people were injured in crashes that took place over the Fourth of July holiday.

A Springfield man sustained minor injuries in a Wednesday night crash on Farm Road 2025 about five miles east of Miller. The crash occurred at 10:09 p.m. when the driver of a 2005 Yamaha motorcycle, Rhen L. Garner, 19, of Springfield, failed to observe a "T" intersection, overturned and slid off the roadway.

Garner was taken to by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Springfield with minor injuries.

Other crashes

* Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 11:10 a.m. on Wednesday on Highway F about four miles west of Eagle Rock. The crash occurred when the driver of a 2010 Kia Optima, Jay I. Charles, 78, of Yates Center, Kansas, crossed the center line and struck a 2007 Hyundai Sonata, driven by Richard S. Edwards, 56, of Rogers, Ark., head on. Charles sustained minor injuries in the crash and was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. A passenger in the vehicle, Norma J. Jay, 70, also of Yates Center, Kansas, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville with moderate injuries. A passenger in the Edwards vehicle, Cordelia L. Edwards, 57, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Rogers. Ark., with moderate injuries. All parties involved in the crash were wearing seat belts.

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