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Crash Reports Oct. 1


Lincoln woman in serious condition after Benton accident

Kelly J. Carter, 54, of Lincoln, sustained serious injuries at 11:04 a.m. Thursday in a Benton County accident.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Carter was driving a 2003 Chevrolet 1500 East on Route C near Hunt Avenue when she traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected, traveled off the left side of the road, overturned, and hit a fence.

Carter was wearing a seat belt and was transported to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton by Warsaw-Lincoln Ambulance District. 

Two men hurt in Saline accident

Trent D. Higgins, 19, of Houstonia, sustained moderate injuries and Gregory D. Weller, 39, of Sedalia, sustained minor injuries at 7:15 a.m. Thursday in a Saline County accident. 

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a 2017 Ford Fusion driven by Weller east on I-70 slowed due to traffic and was struck in the rear by a 2013 Chevrolet Sonic driven by Higgins, who then traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts. Higgins was transported to Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall by Saline County Ambulance District. Weller refused treatment at the scene. 

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


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