A Cassville man was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 11:30 p.m. Sunday on Barry County Road 2070, five miles northwest of Purdy, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Jesus Rodriguez, 19, driver of a pickup, was taken by private vehicle to Mercy Hospital Cassville.
The patrol said the eastbound pickup ran off the road and overturned.
• An Erie, Kan., man was injured in a motorcycle accident at 4:05 p.m. Saturday on Kansas Highway 47, three-quarters of a mile west of U.S. Highway 69 in Crawford County, according to the county Sheriff’s Department.
Richard Roles, 49, was taken by helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin.
Authorities said the westbound motorcycle went beyond “road closed” signs and through barricades in a construction zone, and struck a parked vehicle.
• A Frontenac, Kan., teenager was injured in a one-vehicle accident at 12:59 p.m. Saturday on U.S. Highway 69, near the intersection of 600 Avenue in Crawford County, according to the Sheriff’s Department.
Jessica Pingree, 16, driver of the vehicle, was taken to Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan.
Deputies said Pingree attempted to change lanes in her northbound vehicle to avoid striking another vehicle that had turned in front of her.
The vehicle ran off the road and rolled several times before coming to rest on its side.
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Joplin Court Log
Joplin court log for July 29, 2014.
Three injured in car accident east of Noel
Three people were injured in a single-vehicle accident at 11:50 p.m. Sunday on Route H, two miles east of Noel in McDonald County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Joplin man tells police of being assaulted, robbed
A 34-year-old man reported being assaulted and robbed Saturday by two men he met at a Joplin bar.
Seneca man draws concurrent term in sexual abuse case
A 39-year-old man who sexually abused a girl over a four-year period in both Joplin and Seneca received a 15-year sentence Monday in Newton County that will run concurrently with a term he received earlier this year in Jasper County.
Defendant who pulled knife on ER doctor sent for treatment
A man accused of pulling a knife on a Freeman Hospital West emergency room doctor pleaded guilty to a reduced charge Monday and was sentenced to the state prison system’s Institutional Treatment Center.
Joplin Court Log
The Joplin court log for July 28, 2014
Three people killed in traffic accidents on roads in area
Two people died of injuries they suffered in a two-car crash at 1:32 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 49, a mile north of Sheldon in Vernon County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Burglar gets eight years for pharmacy break-in
A Webb City man pleaded guilty Friday to committing a burglary at Stone’s Corner Pharmacy a year ago and other charges, and was sentenced to eight years in prison.
1717 Marketplace developer facing more federal charges
The Springfield developer of 1717 Marketplace on Range Line Road in Joplin is now facing additional bankruptcy fraud charges beyond those leveled against him last year for a series of bank fraud and wire fraud schemes.
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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