Morgan Co, MO - Two Adults, One Child Injured in Crash on Hwy 5
Morgan Co, MO (July 08, 2021) - A car accident occurred on Wednesday, July 7th at about 5:00 p.m. that caused serious injuries to three people.
Police reports stated that the vehicles were driving along Highway 5 in the area of the Route TT North junction when a Kia Optima came to a stop to make a lefthand turn when a following pick-up truck failed to stop and struck the Kia from behind.
The impact caused the Kia to skid off the righthand side of the roadway. The truck kept going and slid off the lefthand side of the road. One of the vehicles struck several small trees and ended up in a ditch.
The two occupants of the Kia, 20-year-old Candace Shultz, and a juvenile, were both seriously injured and taken by paramedics to Lake Regional Hospital.
The driver of the pick-up truck, 75-year-old Doris Busen, was also taken to Lake Regional in serious condition.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Morgan County
Several million road accident victims receive serious injuries every year across the nation as several thousand more lose their lives altogether. The state of Missouri saw 143,826 vehicle collisions in 2008 alone, producing a total of 1,326 victim fatalities.
The driving law that is most frequently broken according to Missouri crash data is cell phone use or the use of another electronic device by the driver. Slightly more than 14% of all car crashes across the state are the result of a driver’s misdirected attention.
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