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Sunday, December 5, 2021

Two vehicle accident in Vernon County

On December 5th around 12:00 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Office responded to a two vehicle accident in the southbound lanes of I-49 around 1 mile north of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2013 Hyundai Elantra driven by a 17 year old female juvenile from Kansas City, Kansas was stopped in the passing lane and was struck in the rear by the 2018 Ford Escape driven by 67 year old Stephen A. Long of Pleasant Hill, Missouri.

The 17 year old female juvenile sustained moderate injuries in this accident and she was transported by ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Both vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene of this accident by TCB Tow of Nevada.

View crash report below: