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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Crash sends two from Drexel to hospital

On 7/16/19 around 3:05pm the Missouri State Highway Patrol in Cass County responded to a two vehicle accident on Missouri 291 at 235th Street in rural Cass County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred when the 2002 Nissan Frontier driven by 37 year old Enock K. Opande of Kansas City, Missouri was traveling northbound and was slowing to turn east onto 235th Street when the unit it was towing was struck in the rear by a 2011 International Garbage Truck driven by 37 year old Shane P. Swonger of Drexel, Missouri.

Two passengers in the Nissan 63 year old Francis O. Opande and 37 year old Floria N. Nyachoti both of Drexel, Missouri sustained minor injuries in this accident and both were transported to Cass Regional Medical Center.

Both vehicles received extensive damages and both were towed from the scene by J's Southland Tow and Lazer Tow.