Six Hurt, Four Seriously, in Seperate Sunday Crashes
Six people are hurt, four of them seriously, in two separate northeast Missouri traffic crashes Sunday afternoon.
Four people suffer serious injuries in a two vehicle crash on Highway 19 at Route Y south of Perry in Ralls County at 4 p.m. Sunday.
The Highway Patrol reports a van driven by 26-year-old Jessica Ferry of Perry was westbound attempting to cross the highway, failed to yield and was struck by a southbound pickup driven by 69-year-old Michael Gibbons of Galva, Illinois.
Ferry and one of her passengers, 29-year-old Justin Haynes of Hannibal, were taken by helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. Another passenger, 6-year-old Joseph Perrigo of Perry, was taken to Audrain Medical Center in Mexico. Gibbons was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.
Two Bowling Green residents are hurt in a two vehicle crash on Highway 61 in Pike County at 2:48 p.m. Sunday.
The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Kalleb Greene of Hopkinsville, Kentucky was northbound, attempting to merge from the passing lane and struck a northbound car, driven by 64-year-old Robert Miller of Bowling Green.
Robert Miller suffered minor injuries. He was treated at the scene and refused transport. His passenger, 63-year-old Rita Miller was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital West for treatment of moderate injuries.