Two Injuries and One Arrest in Platte County Accident

Two people were injured and one man was arrested in an accident in Platte County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident at 4:45 pm Sunday when 61-year-old Paul D. Rogers of Kansas City attempted to make a lane change on I-635 and struck the passenger side of a vehicle driven by 28-year-old Devon N. O’Connor of Gladstone. After the impact, both vehicles traveled off the left side of the roadway where Rogers’ vehicle overturned.

Rogers was seriously injured at charged with driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender, felony driving while revoked, and careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash. He was released to the care of North Kansas City Hospital.

O’Connor suffered moderate injuries and was taken to the same hospital by private vehicle.

Paul Rogers Missouri State Highway Patrol – Arrest Report Details