On 7/5/16 around 8:11pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County responded to a two vehicle accident in the Southbound lanes of I-49 at Mile Marker 119 South of Rich Hill.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 1996 Dodge Ram driven by 60 year old Randall R. Brooks of Nevada Missouri was merging onto I-49 and was struck in the rear by a 2015 Dodge Ram driven by 20 year old Jacob D. Ward of Belton, Missouri.
Mr. Brooks sustained moderate injuries in this accident and he was transported to Bates County Memorial Hospital by ambulance.
Both vehicle received moderate damages but no tow was needed.
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