Route 66 Cruise Night becomes a benefit for the Ward Family

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Sgt Brian Ward of the Webb City Police Department and his 2-year-old son were hit by a drunk driver in Florida on the family vacation in May

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Saturday evening the regular Route 66 Car Cruise was turned into a benefit for Webb City Police Sgt Brian Ward and his family.

Sgt Ward flew home earlier this week on a medical flight to be able to recover at home. Thank you for your generousity at tonight’s event and any gift for ongoing expenses as Brian recovers.

THE EVENTS THAT LED TO SGT WARD BEING INJURED… Tuesday evening, May 26, Webb City Police Sgt Brian Ward and his 2-year-old son, Knox, were struck by a drunk driver in Escambia County, Florida, while the Ward family were vacationing. Brian’s wife, Heather, and their 5-year-old daughter Reagan, were not harmed in the crash. It’s been touch-and-go these past three weeks and numerous surgeries. Knox was released from the hospital quickly but Brian was finally stabilized and he returned to Missouri this week.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE GO FUND ME PAGE

If someone could not make it to the event this evening then the GO FUND ME LINK above is available or many other accounts at area banks are receiving funds for the Wards.

From the Webb City Police Department: WARD FAMILY BENEFIT ACCOUNT information.

Here is a list of the Joplin metro Pinnacle Bank locations:
1010 S Madison Street, Suite M, Webb City
802 S Main Street, Joplin
2433 S Rangeline Road, Joplin
1316 E 32nd Street, Joplin
1651 W 7th Street, Joplin
501 Cross St, Sarcoxie

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