4 injured in Gator crash

Friday, July 16, 2021

Vehicle loses control, overturns on Bridgeview Drive

Four people were injured in Thursday in a wreck at 11 a.m. on Bridgeview Drive, half a mile east of Shell Knob.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 14-year-old female, of Ward, Colo., was driving a 2006 John Deere Gator eastbound when the vehicle lost control, swerved and overturned, ejecting all occupants.

The driver, another 14-year-old girl, of Ward, Colo., and Madison Blake, 26, of Pompana, Fla., each suffered moderate injuries. Another passenger, as 12-year-old female, of Cassville, suffered minor injuries. All four were transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

None were wearing safety devices, and the vehicle sustained extensive damage.

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