5 weekend accidents leave 9 injured

Two Jefferson City teenagers and a Tebbetts girl were injured in a one-vehicle wreck Sunday morning in Callaway County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol said Kathryn A. Hardin, 16, Jefferson City was westbound on County Road 486, about 2 miles east of Route BB when the vehicle slid around a corner. It went off the right side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned.

Hardin had minor injuries, as did passenger Philip S. Stimson, 15, Jefferson City. Passenger Mattie L. Cobb, 13, Tebbetts, had moderate injuries.

All were taken to St. Mary’s Health Center, and all were wearing their seat belts.

The wreck occurred about 11:05 a.m.

Waynesville resident Alan D. Betts, 24, was taken to Capital Region Medical Center after suffering moderate injuries in a one-vehicle wreck Sunday morning.

The patrol said Betts was northbound on Missouri 17 at Saline Road when his vehicle crossed the center of the road, traveled off the left side and struck a fence, hit a tree and overturned.

He was wearing a seat belt.

The accident happened about 6:30 a.m.

A Holts Summit man and two Newburg residents were injured in a one-vehicle wreck in Callaway County 9:25 p.m. Saturday.

Jessica M. Adams, 17, Newburg, was northbound on County Road 391, about 0.8 miles north of Jefferson City when her vehicle was power sliding on a gravel road. The vehicle went off the road and overturned.

Adams and her passengers, Shyloh J. Railey, 15, Newburg, and Steven W. Runk, 23, Holts Summit, were taken to St. Mary’s Health Center.

Only Runk was not wearing a seat belt. Runk had minor injuries; the other two had moderate injuries.

Camdenton resident Joshua A. Andresen, 34, Camdenton, was taken to Lake Regional Hospital with moderate injuries after a one-vehicle wreck in Camden County about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

The patrol said he was westbound at Camp Hohn near Great Lake View when his vehicle crossed the center line, went off the right side of the road, went airborne down a steep embankment and overturned.

He was wearing a seat belt.

Brumley resident Erma L. Byrd, 67, was moderately injured in a one-vehicle wreck Saturday morning in Miller County.

The patrol said she was eastbound on Missouri 42, east of Willow Tree Road at about 11:15 a.m. when she ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, ran off the left side of the road and into a ditch. The car struck a tree.

She was transported by private vehicle for medical attention.

She was wearing a seat belt.

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