BC woman seriously hurt in crash

Friday, March 2, 2012

A Monett woman was seriously injured in a single-vehicle wreck at 9:15 p.m. Saturday on Highway C about seven miles east of Purdy.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix, Melissa Norman, 45, of Monett, ran off the highway and overturned.

Norman was flown to Cox Hospital South in Springfield. The Patrol report indicated that Norman was not wearing a seat belt.

Other crashes

* A Rocky Comfort man, Timothy A. Sharp, 45, received moderate injuries in a single-vehicle crash that took place at 8:15 p.m. on Sunday. The crash occurred on Highway 86 about one and a half miles east of Stark City when the 1997 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Sharp, ran off the right side of the roadway and overturned. Sharp was transported by ambulance to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin. He was wearing a seat belt.

* A Purdy man sustained minor injuries in a one-vehicle wreck on Highway 37 and Farm Road 1080 last Tuesday. The wreck occurred at 2:10 p.m. when a 2002 Ford Taurus, driven by David R. Scott, 34, of Purdy, ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned. Scott was taken by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital. He was wearing a seat belt.

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