DWI rollover crash south of Redings Mill on dangerous curves

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This crash occurred at the same curve where a Joplin man was killed in a motorcycle crash in October of 2018.

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — Saturday evening at 6:04 PM Redings Mill Fire and Newton County Ambulance were alerted to a single vehicle rollover crash on MO-86 about 2 miles south of Redings Mill in Newton County.

Missouri State Highway Patrol were dispatched to the location. TPR. K.L. Knight of Troop D processed the crash scene.

The female driver was the only occupant and declined to be transported to a hospital.

The vehicle was traveling southbound, left the roadway at a sharp curve, striking a culvert, going airborne and rolling.

The vehicle was removed from the scene by Chuck’s Towing while Redings Mill Fire District controlled traffic for a time.

UPDATE: The driver, Bailey Callahan, 30 years old, has been charged with DWI and C&I Driving (Careless and Imprudent). She was booked and released by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

This section of MO-86 winds through Newton County with sharp curves that require the suggested slow-down. This crash occurred at the same curve where a Joplin man was killed in a motorcycle crash in October of 2018. However the victim in that crash was not intoxicated.

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