Dederick, MO - One Airlifted Following Accident on Rt K
Dederick, MO (November 18, 2020) - One person sustained critical injuries following a side-swipe accident on Route K on Wednesday, November 18th.
Police reports indicate that a 2007 Pontiac Torrent and a John Deere 4960 Farm Tractor that was driving partially over the centerline were involved in a side-swipe collision at about 2:45 p.m.
The driver of the Torrent, a 41-year-old man from El Dorado Springs, sustained critical injuries during the collision and was airlifted to Freeman West Hospital in Joplin for emergency medical treatment.
The driver of the tractor was unharmed during the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Farm Vehicle Accidents in Dederick
Accidents involving farm vehicles often result in serious injuries and even wrongful death. Although major steps have been taken to make farm vehicles, such as tractors, safer, they are still responsible for a significant number of injury accidents. As reported by industry data, tractors are especially hazardous farm vehicles and are liable for almost 50% of all farm vehicle-involved crash fatalities according to industry data.
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