Friday, January 22, 2016

Vernon County accident sends one to the hospital

Around 5:35 pm last night the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County responded to a one vehicle accident on Missouri 54 Highway 5 miles West of Deerfield.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2009 Hyundai Genesis driven by 24 year old Christopher L. Frazier of Nevada, Missouri attempted to pass the 2003 Mercury Sable driven by 52 year old Karyn E. Freeze of Ft. Scott Kansas when Frazier lost control of his vehicle and struck the Mercury in the side and forcing off the roadway into several trees.

Karyn E. Freeze sustained moderate injuries in his accident and was transported to Ft. Scott Hospital in Ft. Scott Kansas. Mr. Frazier wasn't injured in this accident.

The Mercury received moderate damage and was towed from the scene by Pearson Towing of Redfield, Kansas. The Hyundai sustained minor damages in this accident and was driven from the scene.

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