Woman injured in Hwy. 248 wreck east of Cassville

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Rear-end collision sends one to hospital

A Springfield woman was injured Wednesday in a wreck at 11:05 a.m. on Highway 248, three miles east of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Rebecca Shoemake, 21, of Springfield, was driving a 2003 Ford Focus westbound and stopped to attempt a left-hand turn when her vehicle was struck in the rear by a 2013 Ford Escape, being driven by Doyle Russell, 81, of Aurora.

Shoemake suffered minor injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Russell was not injured.

Shoemake was wearing a safety device, and it was unknown if Russell was wearing one. Both vehicle sustained moderate damage.

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