Friday, July 29, 2022

Update: Crash on I-49 in Bates County seriously injures Belton teen

On July 28th around 4:57 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies and Bates County EMS responded to a one vehicle rollover accident in the northbound lanes of I-49 near mile marker 123.8 north of Rich Hill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2006 Chevrolet Silverado driven by 44 year old Loria M. Fones of Beebe, Arkansas attempted to make a lane change on uneven lanes, overcorrected and then traveled off the left side of the roadway, before returning to the road spinning out and striking the west guardrail before overturning.

Loria M. Fones sustained minor injuries and she will seek her own medical treatment at a later time.

The passenger in her vehicle a 13 year old female juvenile from Belton sustained serious injuries and was transported by Life Flight to Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment.

View crash report below:

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