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7 Injured From I-35 Accident Near Winston

Photo by Jeremy Shields

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 7 were injured from a one-vehicle accident that took place Thursday evening on Interstate 35, north of Winston.

The Highway Patrol reports 21 year old Eian Wright of Lenexa, Kansas was driving a vehicle southbound on I-35, 4 miles north of Winston, and went off the side of the roadway with the vehicle. The driver overcorrected, the vehicle went across both lanes of the roadway, and eventually off the side of the roadway and struck an embankment.

45 year old Elaine Wright and a 10 year old girl were reported to have moderate injuries by the Highway Patrol. The driver and 4 other occupants received minor injuries. 4 of those injured were taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. 3 others refused medical treatment.

The vehicle was totaled in the accident.

The accident took place at 4:30pm Thursday evening. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department assisted the Highway Patrol.

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