Mayview woman arrested after accident

April 13, 2013

A Mayview woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated after a vehicle accident at 8:35 p.m. Thursday in Johnson County.

Pearl M. Atwood, 75, was driving north on state Route 13 when she failed to negotiate a roundabout, hit a concrete island and overturned, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Atwood was taken to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence for her injuries. A passenger in her vehicle, Earl R. Atwood, 78, of Mayview, refused treatment at the scene. The report indicated that both 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.