A Monett teenager received minor injuries in a single vehicle crash that destroyed his car at 9:35 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 on Highway 39, north of Leann.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jonah Ragsdale, 16, was driving north in a 2001 Lincoln LS at 9:35 p.m. when his vehicle ran off the roadway on a curve, overturned, struck a fence and burned.
Ragsdale, who was wearing his safety belt, received minor injuries and was transported to Cox Hospital South in Springfield for treatment.
* A Miller man received moderate injuries in a two-vehicle collision involving a tractor trailer at 6:10 a.m. on Oct. 19, four miles north of Stotts City on Highway 97. Michael White, 36, was driving south on Highway 97 in a 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt when he attempted to overtake another vehicle and collided with a northbound 2005 Peterbilt tractor trailer, driven by Stephen Faucett, 39, of Miller. White, who was not wearing a safety belt, was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment of moderate injuries. Faucett was not hurt.
* Four people were injured in a Barry County crash that occurred at 7:55 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18, on Farm Road 1050 about three miles south of Washburn. The crash occurred when the driver of a 1993 Dodge Dakota, Jerod R. Black, 16, of Seligman, crossed the center line and struck a 2001 Buick Regal, driven by Howard L. Anderson, 68, of Seligman, head-on.
Anderson was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark., with serious injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt. Black and two passengers in his vehicle, John Z. Mulkey, 16, of Washburn, and Bradley C. Sammarco, 15, of Pineville, were also taken to Mercy Hospital in Rogers. Ark. Black and Sammarco were wearing seat belts. Mulkey was not.