Seneca, MO (April 20, 2021) – Three people sustained varying degrees of injury during a single-vehicle accident on Stateline Road in Newton County at about 9:00 p.m. on Monday, April 19th.
Officers on the scene reported that a car driven by Brian Kerns, 19, failed to successfully negotiate a bend in the road, causing it to leave the paved surface and crash into a tree.
Both Kerns and one of his passengers, Blake A. Youngblood, 22, a resident of Joplin, were left in serious condition.
Kerns’ other passenger, Kaitlen S. Tygart, 18, a resident of Galena, was also hospitalized with injuries classified as moderate.
All three were transported to Mercy Hospital in Joplin for emergency medical treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
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