Clinton man hurt in accident

January 24, 2013

A Clinton man was injured in a vehicle accident at 7:25 p.m. Monday in Henry County.

Robert A. Bauer, 54, was driving east on state Route 7 when he pulled over to the shoulder and began attempting to make a U-turn when he was broadsided by Brian K. Riggle, 28, of Clinton, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Bauer was taken to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. The report indicated both drivers were wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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