Friday, July 8, 2022

Rockville man injured in crash near Rich Hill

On July 8th around 4:14 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Rich Hill Fire Department and Bates County EMS responded to a one vehicle accident on Route B at CR SE 515 Road in rural Rich Hill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the when the 2003 Dodge Neon driven by 45 year old Travis D. Fields of Rockville, Missouri struck a deer in the roadway, then traveled off the roadway and struck a ditch and a utility pole.

Mr. Fields sustained moderate injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Don's Tow of Butler.

View crash report below:

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