Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Man seriously injured after fleeing from police and striking a house with his vehicle in Cass County

Around 4:45pm this afternoon the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County along with the Cass County Sheriffs Office and Belton Police Department responded to a one vehicle accident 212 Dawn Avenue in Belton, Missouri.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1998 Ford driven by 37 year old Mark S. Pennington of Brookline Station, Missouri failed to yield for the Belton Police Department lost control of his vehicle and struck a stop sign, fence, tree and house before coming to rest. 

Mr. Pennington sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported to Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Eckert's Tow.

Charges are pending against Mr. Pennington and Mid America Live News will update when they have been filed.


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