On 11/5/16 around 12:20pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County responded to a one vehicle accident on Split Road just West of County Road 1067 in rural Bates County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2003 Hyundai driven by 16 year old Martin C. Mellhuish of Butler, Missouri traveled off the North side of the roadway and struck a embankment.
A passenger in the vehicle 14 year old Skylar A. Hower sustained moderate injuries in this accident and he was transported to Children's Mercy Hospital by ambulance.
The vehicle received extensive damage and was towed from the scene by a private tow.
Courtesy of the Missouri State Highway Patrol
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