Head-on crash injures Springfield man
62-year-old airlifted from Hwy. 37 scene Thursday
A Springfield man suffered serious injuries Thursday in a wreck at 9:03 a.m. on Highway 37, three miles south of Monett.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Scotty Henson, 44, of Cassville, was driving a 2009 GMC truck northbound when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck a 2006 Chrysler 300, being driven by Bradley Beach, 62, of Springfield. The wheels from the GMC became dislodged and struck a 2014 Nissan Rouge, being driven by Sadonya Labonte-Thomas, 37, of Nixa.
Beach suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Henson and Labonte-Thomas were not injured.
Beach and Labonte-Thomas were wearing safety devices, and Henson was not. The Chrysler was totaled in the wreck, the GMC suffered extensive damage and the Nissan suffered minor damage.