The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

March 21, 2013

Neosho resident hurt in accident in Newton County

A Neosho man suffered serious injuries in a two-vehicle accident at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday on Hammer Road at Mulberry Road in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Rodney E. Blue, 52, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.

Blue was riding a westbound motorcycle that collided with a tractor-trailer driven by Jeremy D. Greene, 34, of Rogers, Ark., when Greene pulled into Blue’s path, the state patrol said.

• A woman from Liberal was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 5:22 a.m. Wednesday on Route K, two miles north of Liberal in Barton County, the state patrol said.

Melissa L. Laymon, 31, was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, the state patrol said.

Laymon was driving a southbound vehicle that ran off the road and overturned when she swerved to avoid a deer, the patrol said.

• A resident of Parsons, Kan., was critically injured in a single-vehicle accident at 1:17 a.m. Wednesday on a county road about seven miles northwest of Commerce, Okla., according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Susan Maxwell, 44, was flown by medical helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.

Maxwell was driving a westbound vehicle that ran off the road and struck a tree and a fence post before rolling onto its top, the patrol said.

Text Only
Crime & Courts
Local News

Do you think Missouri should pass legislation that would allow a prescription drug database to be kept?

A. Yes.
B. No.
     View Results
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
NDN Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success