A Wheaton man was injured in a one-car accident at 9 a.m. Thursday on Route W, four miles west of Butterfield in Barry County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Edward K. Anderson, 60, suffered minor injuries when his eastbound vehicle ran off the road and overturned, the patrol said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.
• A Carthage woman was injured in a car-truck crash at 6:30 a.m. Thursday on Interstate 44, a mile west of Sarcoxie in Jasper County, the state patrol said.
Christine E. Yunek, 38, was taken to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin with moderate injuries, the patrol said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was Tatarino Capetillo, 63, of Weslaco, Texas.stet on all names
The patrol reported that Yunek’s westbound car left the roadway, struck a bridge, came back onto the road and struck the tractor-trailer.
• A truck driver from Amarillo, Texas, was injured when his rig ran off the road at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 44 in Lawrence County, according to the patrol.
Troy A. Inlow, 48, suffered moderate injuries and was taken to Aurora Community Hospital.
The patrol reported that he was westbound when his truck ran off the left side of the road, struck an emergency crossover, ran through a median cable and came to rest on the eastbound side of the interstate.
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