Around 3:00 p.m. this afternoon the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County responded to a 1 vehicle ATV accident on I-49 at Mile Marker 164.4 in the Northbound lane.
The accident occurred when the 2006 Yamaha 700R ATV driven by 23 year old Steven M. Lounsbery of Harrisonville, Missouri was Northbound to the end of Rockhaven Road.
The ATV drove off the roadway and onto the state right of way and struck the 164.4 mile marker sign and began to slide out of control before striking the end cap of the guardrail and ejecting the driver.
Mr. Lounsbery received moderate injuries in this accident and was taken to Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri by West Peculiar EMS. The ATV was totaled and towed from the scene by a private tow.
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