3 injured in 3-vehicle wreck Saturday

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Exeter, Washburn residents suffer moderate, minor injuries

Two Exeter residents and one Washburn resident suffered injuries at 4:45 p.m. Saturday in a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 76, one-tenth of a mile west of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Dennis Wood, 23, of Washburn, was driving a 2006 Honda Civic eastbound and stopped to make a left turn, when his vehicle was struck from behind by a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus, being driven by Olive Curran, 67, of Exeter. The impact made Curran's vehicle spin into a the path of a 2001 Ford Ranger, being driven by Bobby Chadd, 81, of Exeter.

Curran and Chadd each suffered moderate injuries, and Wood suffered minor injuries. Curran was transported by ambulance to Cox Monett Hospital, Chadd was transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Cassville and Wood was transported by ambulance to Cox Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

Curran and Chadd were wearing safety devices, and Wood was not. The Civic suffered moderate damage, the Cirrus was totaled and the Ranger suffered extensive damage.

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