The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following recent accidents:
A two-vehicle accident occurred 9:56 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 on Route D southbound at Route BB in Morgan County.
The accident occurred as an eastbound 2011 GMC Canyon pickup driven by Brady O. Shoemaker, 65, of Versailles, pulled into the path of a southbound 2007 Chevrolet Colorado pickup driven by Stephen P. Lehman, 57, of Versailles, and was struck on the driver’s side.
Both drivers were wearing safety devices. Shoemaker was transported by EMS to Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach.
John H. Stafford, 45, of Versailles, sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle accident 7:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 2, on Highway 52 just west of MO-Route A in Benton County.
The accident occurred as the eastbound 1998 Honda Goldwing motorcycle he was driving travelled off the right side of the roadway and came to rest in the ditch. Stafford was ejected from the motorcycle.
Stafford was transported to University Hospital in Columbia by Life Flight Eagle.