On 10/17/16 around 6:45pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County responded to a once vehicle accident on Missouri OO Highway around 5 miles East of Compton Junction in rural Vernon County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic driven by 44 year old Richard W. Poe of Walker, Missouri failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the roadway striking a culvert.
Mr. Poe sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported to Freeman Hospital in Joplin, Missouri for treatment.
The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by TCB Towing of Nevada.
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