Two Area Accidents Leave Three With Injuries

Two accidents in the area counties left three injured on Friday

At about 1:15 pm, Troopers in Grundy County report an accident on Route E near Laredo.  According to the report, 20-year-old Sidney R Lynch of Trenton was northbound and did not make it through a curve, and ran off the right side of the road.  She overcorrected and skidded off the right side of the road again, where her truck struck an embankment and overturned.  Lynch was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton for treatment of moderate injuries.  She was wearing a safety belt.

At about 6:35 pm in Chariton County, Troopers responded to an accident on Morton road, east of Marceline, for a two-vehicle accident that left both drivers injured.  According to the report, a westbound vehicle driven by 37-year-old Paul A Bixenman of Salisbury and an eastbound vehicle driven by 65-year-old Shirley  A Holt of Marceline met as they crested a hill and collide head-on.  Bixenman had minor injuries and refused treatment.  Holt had moderate injuries and was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield for treatment.  Holt was wearing a safety belt.

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