Four Hospitalized After Holt County Accident

HOLT COUNTY, MO – Four people were taken to the hospital, and both vehicles involved in the accident were totaled in an accident in Holt County Friday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 22 year old Mackenzie Shaw of Forest City was driving a vehicle that began to slide on a wet roadway on Highway 59, 6 miles east of Oregon. Her vehicle crossed the center line and the front side of her vehicle hit the driver’s side of another vehicle. Shaw’s vehicle blocked Highway 59. The other vehicle went off the side of the roadway and struck a small cluster of trees. 72 year old Wayne Adkins of Oregon was driving that vehicle.

Makenzie Shaw received moderate injuries from the accident. A one year old in her vehicle also received minor injuries. Wayne Adkins received minor injuries. 71 year old Lila Adkins was a passenger in his vehicle and was seriously hurt.

The accident took place just before 8:30 Friday morning.