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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Update: Rich Hill man injured in rollover accident west of Rich Hill

On November 9th around 8:52 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Bates County EMS and Rich Hill Fire responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on A Highway around 4 miles west of Rich Hill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2004 Toyota driven by 67 year old Skippy R. Heckadon of Rich Hill, Missouri traveled off the roadway, driver overcorrected and returned to the roadway, vehicle began to slide and travelled off the roadway striking a ditch before overturning and coming to rest on its wheels.

Mr. Heckadon sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance 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 crash report below: