On 8/19/16 around 4:00pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies and Bates County EMS responded to a ATV accident 8974 SW 11007 Road in the Hume area of Bates County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2005 Polaris 500 Sportsman driven by 78 year old Lance L. Sears of Hume, Missouri was trying to free a lawn tractor that was stuck when the 4 wheeler struck a well casing in the yard ejecting Mr. Sears off the ATV.
Mr. Sears sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Bates County Memorial Hospital for treatment.
The ATV sustained minor damage in this accident.
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