Several injured in area wrecks

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Several people sustained injuries in separate area wrecks.

A Cassville woman was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 4:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 4 on Farm Road 2192 about three miles south of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2007 Mercury Milan, Cristian S. Crum, 24, of Cassville, traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree and a fence.

Crum was taken to Cox Hospital South in Springfield with moderate injuries, She was not wearing a seat belt.

Other wrecks

* Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash at 1:40 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9 on Farm Road 1100 about two miles south of Monett. The crash occurred when the driver of a 1999 Chevrolet pickup truck, Charles W. Childress, 60, of Purdy, slid off the left side of the icy road, struck a road sign and overturned. Childress and a passenger in the vehicle, Joe L. Nodine, 54, both sustained minor injuries and were taken by private vehicle to Cox Monett Hospital. Neither were wearing a seat belt.

* One person was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 12:05 p.m. Dec. 3 on Farm Road 1135 about two miles east of Cassville. The crash occurred when the driver of 2006 Mazda Tribute, Melba J. Reed, 73, of Cassville, ran off the left side of the road and struck a utility pole. Reed was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville with moderate injuries.

* Two people were injured in a single-vehicle crash at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5 on Highway 37 about two miles south of Purdy. The crash occurred when the driver of a 992 Chevrolet 1500, Margo M. Belisle, 49, of Monett, traveled off the left side of the road and overturned. Belisle was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville with moderate injuries. A passenger in the vehicle, Katherine M. Morgan, 14, of Monett, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville with minor injuries. She was wearing a seat belt.

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