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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Update: Drexel man injured in Bates County Rollover near Merwin

On 3/1/21 around 2:45pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Bates County EMS and Amsterdam Fire Department responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on State Line Road just north of Route Y in rural Merwin.

The Missouri State Highway says the accident occurred when the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 44 year old Eric S. Mills of Drexel, Missouri was turning northbound when he traveled off the right side of the roadway striking a fence, and overturning into a field.

Mr. Mills sustained moderate injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital in Butler for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by Adrian Tow and Recovery.

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