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Thursday, June 3, 2021

One injured in early morning Bates County crash

On June 3rd around 4:00 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 126.2 south of Butler.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when 2007 Toyota Camry driven by 19 year old Naomi J. Kraemer of Overland Park, Kansas struck a animal in the roadway causing the vehicle to travel off the left side of the roadway and striking a bridge.

A passenger in the vehicle 21 year old Tatyana A. Padilla of Overland Park, Kansas sustained minor injuries and was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Douty's Tow of Butler.