2 men hurt in Johnson crash

April 7, 2013

Two men were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash on Saturday in Johnson County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Alan J. Woods, 53, of Warrensburg, was westbound on state Highway 2 near SE 171 Road at 2:56 p.m. when he lost control, traveled off the road, returned to the road, entered into a broad slide, struck an underground fiber-optic cable box and embankment and overturned. The driver was ejected.

The driver was taken to Research Medical Center in Kansas City by Air EMS. A passenger, Harvey F. Woods Jr., 57, of Leeton, was taken to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence by Air EMS.

The driver was not wearing a seat belt and the passenger was, the report said.

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