An Exeter man suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 3:57 p.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 76 at Ridgeley in Barry County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Daniel J. Allen, 28, was flown by medical helicopter to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, the patrol said.
Allen was driving a westbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said.
• A Neosho man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:45 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri Highway 175, one mile north of Neosho in Newton County, the state patrol said.
Travis W. Charlton, 31, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Charlton was driving a westbound vehicle that collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Miranda E. Mitchell, 42, of Neosho, as Charlton made a U-turn in front of Mitchell, the patrol said.
• A 21-year-old man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 9:48 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block of North Summit Street in Girard, Kan., according to the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department.
William R. Holt, of Farlington, Kan., was taken to the Girard Medical Center, the department said.
Holt was driving a southbound pickup truck that ran off the street, striking a guy wire and damaging utility poles, before crossing the road and striking a street sign, and then crossing the road again and striking a parked car, the department said.
• Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 5:40 p.m. Tuesday on Missouri Highway 86, four miles south of Granby in Newton County, the Missouri patrol said.
Kelley M. Nabors, 42, of Pierce City, and Samarn S. Ladbasri, 64, of Neosho, sought medical treatment on their own, the patrol said.
Nabors was driving an eastbound vehicle that ran into the rear of a farm tractor driven by Ladbasri, the patrol said.
• A resident of Grain Valley suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 4:05 a.m. Tuesday on Route AA, six miles south of Schell City in Vernon County, the state patrol said.
Chad A. Masten, 42, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Masten was driving a northbound vehicle that skidded off the road, struck a utility pole and caught fire, the patrol said.
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Firefighters douse blaze in garage; no injuries cited
The Joplin city fire marshal is investigating fire early Wednesday in the garage of a home in the 3300 block of South Delaware Avenue.
Drug charges filed in four arrests by Joplin police
The Jasper County prosecutor’s office has filed felony drug charges against four suspects arrested this week by Joplin police.
Rural Pittsburg man commits suicide after firing shots
GIRARD, Kan. — A 32-year-old man took his own life Tuesday night after barricading himself in an upstairs room of his home and firing several gunshots, authorities said.
No injuries reported in garage fire
The Joplin city fire marshal is investigating a fire that erupted early today in the garage of a home at 3316 S. Delaware Ave.
Barricaded man commits suicide
A 32-year-old man took his own life Tuesday night after barricading himself in an upstairs room of his home and firing several gunshots.
Monett residents hurt in accident in Barry County
Two residents of Monett were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 3:17 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Highway 60, less than three miles west of Monett in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Fire extensively damages home; woman escapes
CARL JUNCTION, Mo. — The cause of a Tuesday morning fire that burned the roof of a home in Carl Junction remains undetermined.
Police probing possible case of felony assault
Joplin police are investigating a possible felony assault that landed a 63-year-old man in an intensive care unit at Freeman Hospital West.
Joplin couple indicted on child pornography charges
A federal grand jury today indicted a Joplin couple for alleged sexual exploitation of a second child in addition to a girl who was the subject of a previous indictment of the husband for producing and distributing child pornography.
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