Washburn man injured in wreck

Friday, April 9, 2021

Vehicle overcorrects, overturns on Hwy. 37

A Washburn man was injured Thursday in a wreck at 7:35 p.m. on Highway 37, one mile north of Washburn.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Gordon Austin, 66, of Washburn, was driving a 2009 Jeep Patriot northbound when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected and overturned.

Austin suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Ark.

He was not wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.

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