Man injured in Johnson County crash

March 16, 2012

A Warrensburg man was injured in a vehicle accident at 2:28 p.m., Thursday in Johnson County.

Gary L. Carpenter, 48, was driving south in a crossover lane on U.S. Highway 50 when he drove into the path of Joshua M. Hoover, 22, of Independence, who was driving east on U.S. 50, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Carpenter was taken to Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg for his injuries. Reports indicate neither drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.