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Crash Reports June 17


Two hurt in Benton County pile-up

A 2-year-old boy from Warsaw suffered minor injuries and James W. Phillips, 52, of Warsaw, suffered moderate injuries at 9:16 a.m. Thursday in a Benton County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 2009 Ford Ranger driven by Gerald L. Shields, 65, of Edwards, and a 2006 Porsche 911 driven by Michael L. Paul, 69, of Sedalia, were stopped in traffic on U.S. Highway 65 southbound at the Osage River Bridge when they were struck by a 2018 Jeep Wrangler driven by Phillips. The Ranger overturned.

It is unknown if Paul and Phillips were wearing seat belts, but the 2-year-old was restrained, as was Shields. The injured were transported by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance District to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach.

Gravois Mills man hurt in Morgan accident

Nicholas D. Marriott, 35, of Gravois Mills, suffered minor injuries at 1:25 p.m. Friday in a Morgan County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Marriott was driving a 2004 Buick LeSabre south on state Route 5, north of Gravois Heights Road, when the right front tire blew out. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and struck a stop sign and a speed limit sign before coming to rest.

Marriott was wearing a seat belt and was transported to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach by Mid-MO Ambulance District.

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

Compiled by Chris Howell.