A Curryville man sustains serious injuries after his horse-drawn carriage is rear-ended by a Dodge Ram pickup. Missouri State Troopers report the accident happened near the intersection of Pike County Roads 466 and 468. According to the report, both vehicles were traveling westbound at 5:45 p.m. Friday.

The pickup driven by 47 year-old John Poulin of Vandalia struck the rear of the horse-drawn carriage operated by 58 year-old Ernest Borntrager of Curryville.  The impact caused the carriage to overturn.

Borntrager sustained serious injuries after he was thrown from the carriage.  He was flown to University Hospital in Columbia by Survival Flight.


A separate accident results in serious injuries for two people after their car rolls in Knox County.  The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the crash happened on Knox County Route T, 9 miles south of Edina.

Troopers say 33-year old Sung Lee of Edina failed to negotiate a curve at 11:35 a.m. Saturday.  His car ran off the road and overturned.

Lee sustained serious injuries and was flown by Air Evac to Blessing Hospital in Quincy.  A passenger, 22 year old Emily Kim of Sugar Hill, Georgia, also had serious injuries and went to Blessing by ambulance.