Jackson County accident sends 2 to hospital, one critical

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The driver and only occupant of a Mercury Villager, a 38-year-old from Cassvile, Missouri, was flown to a Topeka Hospital with critical injuries.

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – Two people were transported to local hospitals after an accident in Jackson County Monday night.

The three car crash happened at B. Road on K-16 Hwy near Buck’s Grove in rural Havensville shortly after 5 p.m.

The driver of the Dodge pickup, a 74-year-old man, from Effingham, was taken to a Topeka hospital with debilitating injuries.

An eastbound 1999 Mercury Villager on K-16 crossed the center line and collided with a westbound 2011 Dodge Ram 2500.

The driver of the Villager, 38-year-old Jacob Smith from Cassville, Mo. was flown to a Topeka hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the Dodge Ram, 74-year-old James Moore from Effingham, was transported to a hospital with “debilitating injuries.”

The driver and passengers in a third vehicle involved did not have any injuries.

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