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Monday, March 8, 2021

El Dorado Springs man killed, Two others injured in Sunday night crash in Cedar County

On 3/7/21 around 7:06pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cedar County along with Cedar County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a fatality accident on Missouri 32 Highway around 8 miles south of El Dorado Springs, Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2000 Dodge Durango driven by 47 year old Scott Amburgy of El Dorado Springs, Missouri attempted to back into a driveway when he was struck in the drivers side by a 1999 Mercury Sable driven by 73 year old James Barker of El Dorado Springs, Missouri.

James Barker was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the Cedar County Coroners Office, He was transported to Brumback Funeral Home in Stockton.

Mr. Amburgy along with a passenger in his vehicle 72 year old Fay Souvie both sustained serious injuries in this accident and both were flown by air ambulance to Cox Medical Center in Springfield for treatment.

The vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by Mike's Tow of Stockton, Missouri. This is Troop D of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 23rd Fatality accident of the year 2021.