Teen injured in Washburn wreck

Monday, February 1, 2021

3 vehicles involved in rear-end collision

Three vehicles were involved in a wreck at 6:15 p.m. Sunday on Highway 37 in Washburn.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Harleigh Jester, 18, of Washburn, was driving a 2013 Ford Escape northbound when her vehicle struck the rear of a 2010 Toyota Corolla, being driven by Nathaniel Breier, of Rogers, Ark., whose vehicle then struck the rear of a 2006 Ford F-250, being driven by Charles Akins, 51, of Washburn.

Jester suffered minor injuries and was transported by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Cassville. Breier and Akins were not injured.

All involved were wearing safety devices. The Escape and Corolla were totaled, and the F-250 sustained moderate damage.

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