Serious Injuries in Head-on Collision

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thumb_6b3d71fa003495dSerious injuries are reported in a head-on collision on Highway 37 five miles north of Cassville in Barry County.

State troopers say 55-year-old Dennis Cole of Cassville was northbound at 4:40 p.m. Monday, when his pickup crossed the center line and struck a southbound car driven by 29-year-old Olivia Autrey of Cassville.

Cole and a passenger in his pickup, 58-year-old Victoria McFarland of Cassville, were airlifted to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment of serious injuries.

Autrey was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville for treatment of moderate injuries.