2 hurt in 2-vehicle crash at intersection of 37 and C in Purdy

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
A Dodge mini-van, driven by Becky West of Cassville, right, was totaled in a collision with a Ford F-250 flatbed truck on Highway 37 in Purdy on Monday, resulting in minor damage and a flat tire to the truck, right. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat

Truck pulls into path of northbound mini-van

Two Cassville residents were hurt in a two-vehicle collision around 3:12 p.m. on Monday at the intersection of Highway 37 and Highway C in Purdy.

According to Police Chief Jackie Lowe, Bryce Clayton, 17, of rural Purdy, was driving a 1994 Ford F-250 flatbed truck east from Highway C across Highway 37 and pulled into the path of a northbound 2010 Dodge Caravan mini-van, driven by Becky West, 50, of Cassville. Barry-Lawrence and Cox ambulances were called to the scene. West and her husband, David West, were both transported for treatment. Clayton was unhurt.

Clayton's truck received minor damage. The mini-van was totaled, Lowe reported.

Purdy firefighters and city police responded to the scene. Monett firefighters provided additional assistance.

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