Ray County Accident Leaves Kearney Man WIth Serious Injuries


A Kearney man suffered serious injuries in a Monday morning accident in Ray County.

According to a report from the Highway Patrol, 36-year-old Excelsior Springs resident Justin W. Leardi was driving a 2004 Chevy Avalanche at the junction of Highway 10 and Business Route 10 in Ray COunty when his vehicle slid across the roadway and struck a 2018 Ford Escape being driven by 62-year-old Kearney resident Brian K. Bagnell.

Bagnell was wearing a sat belt but suffered serious injuries in the collision. He was taken by Ray County EMS to Liberty Hospital for treatment.

The Highway Patrol says Leardi was not wearing a seat belt but escaped any injuries.