Accident in Daviess County Monday Leaves One Driver with Serious Injuries

(GALLATIN, MO) –   An accident in Daviess County Monday left one driver with serious injuries.

Shortly after 4 P.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that an accident took place on MO-6 highway one mile east of Gallatin when two vehicles were heading Eastbound.

A 2016 Chrysler Town and Country driven by 51-year-old Galt resident Jay D. Blackburn was slowing for traffic and the front of a 2021 Chevrolet 2500 driven by 24-year-old Windham, Maine resident Chad R. Withrow struck the rear of Blackburn’s vehicle.

The Chrysler came to rest off the south side of the roadway facing south and the Chevrolet came to rest on the roadway facing east.

Blackburn suffered serious injuries and was taken by Cameron Regional Medical Center for treatment. His vehicle was totaled.

Withrow was able to drive from the scene.