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Crash Reports Dec. 26


Man injured in Johnson crash

A Centerview man suffered moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday in Johnson County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Sean P. Wilhite, 28, was driving a racing dirt bike east in the 1100 block of Northwest 475 Road when his bike went airborne and impacted the ground. Wilhite was ejected.

Wilhite was taken by Johnson County Ambulance District to Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence. It is unknown if he was wearing a helmet.

Four people hurt in Benton wreck

Three adults and one child were injured in a three-vehicle accident at 5:54 p.m. Tuesday in Benton County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Dustin A. Reid, 32, of Harrisonville, was driving east on state Route C, east of Keseman Avenue, when he passed another eastbound vehicle driven by Jasper Glenn, 30, of Warsaw, on a hill and struck a westbound vehicle driven by Leman L. Hall, 55, of Ionia. Reid and Glenn’s vehicles traveled off the right side of the road.

Reid suffered serious injuries and was taken by Life Flight to University Hospital in Columbia. His 10-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries and was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center. Reports indicate neither was wearing a seat belt.

Hall and his passenger, Carla Hall, 57, of Ionia, suffered minor injuries and were taken to Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton. Reports indicate both were wearing a seat belt.

Reid was arrested for driving while intoxicated, endangering the welfare of a child, failure to drive on the right half of the road, no seat belt, no insurance, and failure to secure child.

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


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