2 injured in Hwy. 37 wreck

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Vehicles collide north of Cassville

An Exeter teenager and a Cassville man were injured Tuesday in a wreck at 12:45 p.m. on Highway 37, half a mile north of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, James Lewis, 17, of Exeter, was driving a 2014 Dodge Avenger westbound when his vehicle failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country, being driven by Joseph Evans, 33, of Cassville.

Lewis suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in Springfield. Evans suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

Evans was wearing a safety device, and Lewis was not. Both vehicles were totaled.

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