Infant injured in wreck east of Cassville

Monday, August 3, 2020

Vehicle runs off roadway, strikes tree, house

Two people, including an infant, were injured Friday in a wreck at 2 p.m. on Farm Road 2180, six miles east of Cassville.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Monte Lucas, 19, of Cassville, was driving a 2002 Buick LeSabre eastbound when his vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a tree and a house.

Lucas was not injured in the wreck. Two passengers, Tyler Spreeman, 23, and a 1-year-old female, both of Cassville, suffered minor injuries. Both were transported to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.

Spreeman and the infant were not wearing safety devices, and it was unknown if Lucas was wearing one. The vehicle was totaled.

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