Two Injured In Mercer County Accident

Two were injured following a one vehicle accident late Monday afternoon south of Princeton. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 18 year old Gideon Stutzman of Trenton was driving a vehicle eastbound on Harmonica Road, 4 miles south of Princeton, and lost control of the vehicle on loose gravel. The vehicle went off the side of the roadway and overturned. It landed on its wheels. 17 year old David Swartzentruber of Trenton was a passenger in the vehicle and received moderate injuries. He was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital. The driver received minor injuries according to the patrol’s report, but refused treatment at the scene.

The accident took place just before 4pm Monday afternoon.