UPDATE: Missouri State Highway Patrol now identify the driver as 17-year-old, Aidan Groh of Stella, Missouri. He suffered serious injuries as he crashed his 2005 Dodge Stratus determined around 2:40 PM Thursday afternoon. The vehicle was towed by Ron’s Towing of Neosho.
“Crash occurred as [Groh] travelled off the roadway, overcorrected and overturned.”TPR. K.L. KNIGHT STATES IN THE CRASH NARRATIVE
NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. (Boulder City) — Thursday about 2:45 PM Newton County Central Dispatch began receiving alerts of a crash at Hwy H and D at Boulder City.
Reports of a crash at the bridge, just west of the Highway H and D intersection. Crash ended with a silver passenger car vehicle in the creek bed.
Newton County Ambulance, Stella Fire and Newton County Sheriff’s Deputy’s responded. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified. MedFlight was notified and responded.
Location where crash occurred according to GOOGLE STREET VIEW.
Sgt Mike Frazier of the Missouri State Highway Patrol tell us on the scene the single occupant/driver, is an adult male being flown to Mercy Springfield for treatment. Injuries are not known at this time.
The silver passenger car was traveling east, approaching H at Boulder City on D, failed to navigate the curve approaching the bridge. Authorities on the scene believe the car traveled off the right side of the road, overcorrected, crossing the roadway then striking a large tree and rolling into the creek bed.
More information and exclusive images from Shannon Becker at the scene of the crash coming up.