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Monday, August 23, 2021

3 year old seriously injured after falling out of vehicle in Vernon County

On August 22nd around 1:40 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call of a child that fell out of a vehicle around the area of Royce Street south of Third Street in Richards.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when a 3 year old male juvenile who was unrestrained in a 2004 Dodge Ram 1500 driven by 44 year old Jessica A. Stinnett of Richards, Missouri fell out and struck the ground when the passenger door came open.

The 3 year old juvenile male sustained serious injuries and was transported by helicopter to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

View crash report below: