Friday, September 2, 2022

Two vehicle accident west of Rich Hill

On September 2nd around 11:00 a.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with the Bates County Sheriff's County Office. Rich Hill Fire Department and Bates County EMS responded to a two vehicle accident on A Highway at PP Highway west of Rich Hill.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the westbound 2018 Chevrolet Traverse driven by 57 year old Patricia C. Fletcher of Rich Hill was struck by a 2019 Dodge Ram driven by 67 year old George E. Thompson of Nevada, Missouri who was southbound on Route P and failed to yield to the Traverse.

George E. Thompson sustained serious injuries in this accident and Patricia C. Fletcher sustained moderate injuries, Both were transported by ambulance to the Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Both vehicles were totaled and towed from the scene of this crash by Douty's Tow of Butler. 

View Crash Report Below:
https://www.mshp.dps.missouri.gov/HP68/AccidentDetailsAction?ACC_RPT_NUM=220468935



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