A resident of Columbus, Kan., died of injuries he suffered in a single-vehicle accident at 10:14 p.m. Monday on Black Jack Road, about seven miles south of Columbus, according to a Kansas Highway Patrol report.
Charles R. Glasgow, 35, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, where he was pronounced dead at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, the state patrol said.
Glasgow was driving an eastbound car that ran off the road and struck the concrete base of a power pole, the patrol said.
• A Carthage man suffered serious injuries in a scooter accident at 11 p.m. Monday on County Road 130, four miles north of Carthage in Jasper County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Chase T. Borland, 22, was flown by medical helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Borland was riding a northbound scooter that struck a dog in the roadway, the patrol said.
• Two people were injured in separate collisions at the same scene about 8 p.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 249, a mile east of Joplin, according to the state patrol.
Initially, a southbound tractor-trailer driven by Radjapov Sharabidin, 48, of Phoenix, forced a car driven by Angela L. Swadley, 44, of Purdy, off the road and into a guardrail, the patrol said. The truck then struck the guardrail as Swadley’s car overturned in the roadway.
About two minutes later, a motorcycle driven by Nathaniel T. Dillon, 30, of Joplin, struck debris from the crash, and he was thrown from his bike, the patrol said.
Swadley and Dillon were taken to Freeman Hospital West, the patrol report said.
• Two Joplin women were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m. Monday on East Seventh Street near Kentucky Avenue, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
Patricia Ondo, 23, and Nicole M. Allen, 26, were taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West, police said.
They were passengers in a westbound vehicle driven by Tracy L. Obert, 18, of Joplin, that was struck in the rear by a westbound car driven by Hailie A. Hazelwood, 21, when Obert slowed for traffic, the report said.
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