3 Seligman residents injured in wreck

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Man arrested for leaving scene, driving while revoked

A Seligman man was arrested Tuesday following a wreck at 4 p.m. Tuesday on Farm Road 2290, two miles east of Seligman, that injured three other Seligman residents.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Brandon Oxford, 39, of Seligman, was driving a 1999 Dodge Durango northbound when he allegedly failed to yield at a stop sign and struck the passenger side of a 2000 Ford Explorer, being driven by William Jordan, 76, of Seligman.

Jordan, Benny Hamilton, 38, Dorothy Hamilton, 40, all of Seligman, each suffered minor injuries and were each transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Oxford was not injured.

At 7:58 p.m., Oxford was arrested for felony leaving the scene of an accident, driving while revoked and no insurance. It was his second offense for leaving the scene and for driving while revoked.

He is being held in the Barry County jail on a $4,500 bond.

Dorothy Hamilton was also arrested, as she allegedly had a misdemeanor warrant for assault from from the Seligman Police Department. She was released on no bond about three hours after being booked into the Barry County jail.

All involved were wearing safety devices. The Explorer suffered moderate damage, and the Durango suffered minor damage.

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