Odessa man hurt in Johnson County crash

May 1, 2013

An Odessa man was injured in a vehicle accident at 6:50 p.m. Monday in Johnson County.

Joe R. Seward, 55, was driving north on state Route 131 when he drove off the road, hit an embankment and overturned, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report.

Seward, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence for his injuries.

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