Buffalo teenager injured

A Buffalo teenager was injured Saturday, Sept. 26, in a one-vehicle crash north of Pleasant Hope, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The 16-year-old girl was northbound on Route H a half-mile north of Pleasant Hope at 12:50 a.m. Sept. 26 when the 2008 Honda she was driving went off the left side of the road, went airborne and struck a tree.

The juvenile, whose name was not released, suffered serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

The girl was wearing a seat belt.

Macks Creek man in crash

A Macks Creek man was involved in a two-vehicle crash Thursday, Sept. 24, in Cole County, according to the Highway Patrol.

Brandon L. Holman, 24, of Hurdland was southbound on Route D at U.S. 54 at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 24 when the 2010 Chevrolet Impala he was driving failed to stop at a sign and crossed into the path of a westbound 2018 Dodge Ram. The Dodge, driven by Ray D. New, 67, of Macks Creek, struck the Chevrolet.

Holman suffered serious injuries, according to the Highway Patrol, and was first taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach, before he was taken by air ambulance to University Hospital, Columbia.

New was wearing a seat belt, but Holman was not.

Cross Timbers man injured

A Cross Timbers man was injured Thursday, Sept. 24, in a one-vehicle crash east of Flemington, according to the Highway Patrol.

Charles Moek, 79, was northbound on Mo. 83 at East 318th Road, three miles east of Flemington, at 9:15 a.m. Sept. 24 when the 2007 Mercury Mountaineer he was driving failed to make a curve and went off the road, striking a sign and a fence.

Moek suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar.

He was wearing a seat belt.

Buffalo man injured

A Buffalo man was injured Wednesday, Sept. 23, in a two-vehicle crash south of Fair Grove, according to the Highway Patrol.

Gregory L. Wall, 44, of Buffalo was about 1.75 miles south of Fair Grove at 11:50 a.m. Sept. 23 when the 2011 Cadillac SRX4 he was driving attempted to turn west onto Route KK from U.S. 65. The Cadillac pulled into the path of a southbound 2012 Chevrolet Malibu, driven by Debra M. Filkins, 57, of Pittsburg.

Wall and Filkins both suffered minor injuries. Wall was treated on the scene but not transported, and Filkins was taken by ambulance to Cox South Hospital, Springfield.

Wall was wearing a seat belt, but Filkins was not.

Pleasant Hope man in crash

A Pleasant Hope man was involved in a two-vehicle crash Friday, Sept. 18, north of Springfield, according to the Highway Patrol.

Jerry W. Litle, 30, of Pleasant Hope was northbound on Mo. 13 four miles north of Springfield at 12:15 a.m. Sept. 18 when the 1991 Case International tractor he was driving was rear-ended by a northbound 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt. The Chevrolet was driven by Tyler G. Ullrich, 28, of Bolivar.

Ullrich suffered moderate injuries and was taken by private vehicle to Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar.

Litle was exempt from wearing a seat belt, and Ullrich was not wearing a seat belt.

Buffalo residents injured

Two Buffalo residents were injured Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Louisburg in Polk County, according to the Highway Patrol.

Jeri M. Smith, 50, was eastbound on Route P five miles southwest of Louisburg at 1:25 p.m. Sept. 15 when the 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser she was driving skidded off the road, struck a fence and overturned several times.

Smith suffered moderate injuries, and her passenger, John R. Swigert, 57, suffered minor injuries. Both Smith and Swigert were taken to Mercy Hospital, Springfield.

Smith was not wearing a seat belt, and it is unknown if Swigert was.

Preston woman injured

A Preston woman was injured Tuesday, Sept. 15, in a two-vehicle crash in Hermitage, according to the Highway Patrol.

Kylie M. Missel, 18, of Preston was westbound on U.S. 54 in Hermitage at 11 a.m. Sept. 15 when the 2004 Honda Pilot she was driving struck a westbound 2018 Ford Edge in the rear. The Ford was driven by Denas L. Cambers, 56, of Deepwater.

Missel suffered minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Citizens Memorial Hospital, Bolivar.

Both Missel and Cambers were wearing seat belts.

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