Saturday, August 5, 2017

Nevada man injured after striking cow in the roadway

On 8/5/17 around 9:05pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Vernon County along with Vernon County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on Route E around 10 miles southeast of Nevada.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2012 Chevrolet Malibu driven by 63 year old Kenneth J. Hutchins of Nevada, Missouri struck a cow in the roadway.

A passenger in the vehicle 27 year old Robert W. Hutchins of Nevada, Missouri sustained minor injuries in this accident and he was transported by ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Southeast Auto of Nevada, Missouri.