Sunday, May 22, 2022

Three from Texas seriously injured in Bates County rollover accident

On May 22nd around 8:36 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Bates County EMS, Garden City Fire, Central Cass Fire Department and Butler Fire Department were dispatched to a one vehicle rollover accident in the southbound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 143 in rural Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2018 Jeep driven by 50 year old John W. Beck of Ennis, Texas traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a draining culvert and became airborne before overturning.

John W. Beck along with two passengers in his vehicle 30 year old Dalton J. Nichols of Ennis, Texas and 21 year old Chelsea A. Valdez-Martinez of Ennis, Texas all three sustained serious injuries and all three were transported by Life Flight Eagle to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

View crash report below:

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