Car overcorrects, goes off road slamming into a utility pole

Joplin News First

The driver from Grain Valley, Missouri, was transported to Freeman West with minor injuries

JASPER COUNTY, Mo. — About 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon Jasper County Emergency Communications were alerted to a single vehicle crash on N. Schifferdecker just outside Joplin city limits. 

Carl Junction Fire Dept, and METS ambulance responded emergency. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. 

Tpr. B.D. Vaught tells us on the scene preliminary information regarding the single vehicle crash. The 2007 Honda Accord left the right side of the road, overcorrected and traveled off left side of the road striking a utility pole. 

The lone occupant of the car, Yerym Baek, 25, of Grain Valley, Missouri, was transported via METS with non-life threatening injuries to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin. 

H&H Wrecker removed the totaled vehicle from the crash scene. 

The female was wearing her seatbelt according to the report.

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