The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

Crime & Courts

August 27, 2012

Several injured in traffic accidents on roads in area



Two people were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 1:45 p.m. Monday on Farm Road 1090, two miles south of Monett in Barry County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.

The driver, Kayleigh B. Greenwell, 23, and her passenger, Adaline J. Ridenour, 2, both of Monett, were taken to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, the patrol said.

The northbound vehicle ran off the road and overturned, and the toddler was thrown from the vehicle, the patrol said.

• A Lamar man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 10:50 a.m. Monday at Broadway and Second streets in Lamar, the state patrol said.

William L. Clements, 66, was taken to Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, the patrol said.

Clements was riding an eastbound moped during a motorcycle skills test and fell off the vehicle, the patrol said.

• A resident of Elkland was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:52 a.m. Monday on Route AA, four miles east of Duenweg in Jasper County, the state patrol said.

Jordan R. Meyer, 30, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, the patrol said.

Meyer was driving a northbound car that ran off the road, struck a ditch and overturned, the patrol said.

• A Goodman resident was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 7:25 p.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 71, a mile north of Anderson in McDonald County, the state patrol said.

Michael E. Manwiller, 57, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.

Manwiller was a passenger in a northbound pickup truck driven by Tamra D. Manwiller, 51, also of Goodman, that ran off the road into the median and returned to the roadway and struck a guardrail, the patrol said.

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