Troopers Investigate Four Weekend Accidents in NE Missouri
Updated Sunday: Troopers investigate a car-pedestrian mishap near Hannibal and a Pike County one-car crash:
CAR STRIKES PEDESTRIAN IN RALLS COUNTY
(Ralls County, Mo)—A Hannibal man suffers minor injuries after he is struck by a vehicle at 12:20 Saturday afternoon. Missouri Troopers say a pickup driven by 71 year-old Teddy Michael was backing into a driveway on Pershing Road, 1 mile south of Hannibal. His pickup struck 81 year-old Erwin Givan. Givan suffered minor injuries and was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital.
PIKE COUNTY ACCIDENT BLAMED ON DEER
(Pike County, Mo)—Two Louisiana teens go to the hospital after their car crashes at 10:35 Saturday night. The Missouri Highway Patrol says 18 year old Curtis Huff was traveling eastbound on Pike County 251 west of Route D. He swerved to avoid a deer and ran off the road into an embankment. Huff and a passenger, 19 year old Joseph Adardeneaux suffered moderate injuries and were taken by ambulance to Pike County Memorial Hospital.
MONROE CITY TEEN SERIOUSLY INJURED
(MONROE CITY)—A pickup truck crash on Marion County Route Z two miles north of Monroe City at 11:45 Friday night results in serious injuries for a Monroe City teen. The Missouri Highway Patrol says a pickup driven by 16 year old Trey Gander went off the road and hit a culvert. Gander was taken to Hannibal Regional Hospital for treatment.
(MACON)—Both drivers are recovering from minor injuries following a collision involving a pickup truck and a farm tractor on US 36 five miles east of Macon at 5:40 Friday afternoon. The Missouri Highway Patrol says a pickup driven by 45 year old Clint Hipkins of Shelbina hit an implement towed by a tractor driven by 54 year old Charles Foreman of Anabel. The tractor overturned. The pickup went off the road and caught fire. Both drivers were taken to Samaritan Hospital in Macon for treatment of minor injuries.