Accident Near King City Injures Two Darlington Residents

GENTRY COUNTY, MO – Two Darlington residents were taken to the hospital following an accident Tuesday afternoon in Gentry County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred just after 3 pm on US 169 Highway, 4 miles north of King City as a vehicle operated by 85-year-old Donald Adkins was stopped in traffic.  Nineteen-year-old Pedro Salvador of Kansas City, Kansas failed to yield to the stopped vehicle and struck the rear of Adkins’ car.

Both Adkins and his passenger, 71-year-old Kathleen Adkins received minor injuries in the crash.