Monday, March 6, 2023

Update: Hume man killed in head on crash west of Rich Hill

On March 6th around 2:05 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies, Bates County EMS and the Butler Fire Department responded to a two vehicle accident on A Highway at CR SW 7007 in rural Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the westbound 2002 Mazda Hatchback driven by 23 year old Andrew Medina of Hume, Missouri crossed the centerline of traffic and struck the eastbound 2012 Jeep Cherokee driven by 77 year old Mildred K. Bell of Hume, Missouri head on.

Andrew Medina was pronounced dead at the scene of this accident and he was transported to the Bates County Coroners Office.

Mildred K. Bell along with a passenger in her vehicle an 84 year old female passenger Frances Brooks, of Hume, Missouri both sustained serious injuries in this accident and both were transported by Life Flight Eagle to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri for treatment

Another passenger 18 year old Aricka P Pryor of Nevada, Missouri sustained moderate injuries and she was transported by ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center.

This is Troop A of the Missouri State Highway Patrol's 6th fatality of the year 2023.

View crash report below:

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