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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Rich Hill man seriously injured in UTV accident

On 6//11/19 around 2:00pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Bates County along with Bates County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a one vehicle UTV accident on CR 7008 just west of CR 2007 in rural Bates County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2015 Polaris Ranger driven by 65 year old Jerald L. Williams of Rich Hill, Missouri lost control of the trailer he was pulling which caused the UTV off the roadway causing it to overturn and eject the driver.

Mr. Williams sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported by Life Flight Air to Freeman West Hospital in Springfield, Missouri for treatment.

The UTV was totaled and towed from the scene by Gilkey's Tow of Rich Hill, Missouri.


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