Both drivers were injured in a two-vehicle accident at 7:20 a.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 76, a mile east of Cassville in Barry County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said.
Patrick L. Caddell, 33, of Exeter, and Patrice M. Graham, 39, of Eagle Rock, were taken to Mercy Hospital Cassville.
Caddell’s eastbound vehicle ran into the rear of Graham’s stopped pickup truck, the patrol said.
• A Goodman resident was injured in a three-vehicle accident at 7:10 a.m. Monday on Missouri Highway 59, four miles north of Diamond in Newton County, the state patrol said.
Buckey J. Embrey, 61, was taken by ambulance to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the patrol said.
Embrey was driving a northbound truck that ran into the rear of a northbound vehicle driven by Kimberly J. Frencken, 48, of Stark City, causing Frencken’s vehicle to strike the rear of a northbound pickup truck driven by Heath M. Walker, 44, of Carl Junction, the patrol said.
• An Oklahoma man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at 6:03 p.m. Friday in the westbound lanes on Interstate 44 in Joplin, according to a Joplin Police Department report.
Jimmy L. Amiott, 43, of Quapaw, was taken to Freeman Hospital West, the report said.
Amiott was driving a westbound pickup truck that was struck in the rear by a pickup truck driven by Kip T. Overman, 19, of Columbus, Kan., as traffic was slowing and pulling over for emergency vehicles assisting at the scene of a car fire, police said.
- Crime & Courts
Youth shot in shoulder after reportedly encountering burglars
A male juvenile was treated for a gunshot wound to his shoulder after a reported home invasion early Saturday in the 100 block of South 250th Street, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
Webb City man placed on probation in assault case
A rural Webb City man pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday in a child abuse case and received a suspended sentence with probation.
Man enters plea to reduced charge in drug case
A Joplin man charged with trafficking in crack cocaine pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of felony possession in a plea deal with the Jasper County prosecutor’s office.
Joplin man pleads guilty to reduced charge in shooting incident
A Joplin man accused of shooting at another man’s vehicle a year ago pleaded guilty Monday to a reduced charge of unlawful possession of a firearm. William K. Richardson, 37, pleaded guilty during a hearing in Jasper County Circuit Court. He will be sentenced Sept. 22.
Webb City woman draws probation for robbery at mall
A 22-year-old Webb City woman who pleaded guilty to robbery in a shoplifting incident at the J.C. Penney store in Northpark Mall received a suspended sentence Friday in Jasper County Circuit Court.
Carthage man pleads guilty in sexual abuse case
A Carthage man pleaded guilty Monday to sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl in a plea agreement that would cap the length of his prison term at no more than 15 years.
Burglary conviction draws shock prison time
A Joplin man who received 120 days of shock incarceration time Friday in a drunken-driving case in Jasper County Circuit Court was assessed a concurrent sentence Monday in a burglary case.
Joplin Court Log
The Joplin court log for July 21, 2014.
Details released about weekend shooting in Crawford County
A homeowner claims he was shot during a home invasion in rural Crawford County over the weekend.
Equipment stolen from several planes at Aurora airport
Police are investigating the theft of more than $100,000 in equipment from the Aurora Municipal Airport.
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