Man arrested after dirt bike wreck

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

21-year-old injured on property north of Purdy

A Monett man was injured and arrested following a wreck at 8:03 p.m. on private property on Farm Road 2050, two miles north of Purdy.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Nathan Scott, 21, of Monett, was riding a 2020 Yamaha dirt bike southbound when it overturned and ejected him.

Scott suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield.

He was not wearing a safety device, and damage to the bike was minor.

At 8:35 p.m., Scott was arrested by the Patrol for driving while intoxicated. He was released to emergency services.

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