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Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Motor vehicle accident in Bates County this morning

On June 21st around 10:30 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff Deputies, Butler Fire Department and Bates County EMS all responded to a one vehicle accident in the south bound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 134.8 near Butler. 

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2019 Dodge Charger driven by 20 year old Joshua G. Collins of Kansas City, Missouri traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a fence, coming to rest against a tree.

Two passengers in the vehicle 19 year old Elijah J. Anderson and 37 year old Pertheseus X. Dawkins both of Kansas City sustained minor injuries and both were transported by Bates County EMS to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

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

View accident report below: