Galena Man Ejected in Reeds Spring Vehicle Crash

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by Tim Church


REEDS SPRING, Mo. – A man from Galena is ejected from his vehicle in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, one mile west of Reeds Spring in Stone County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 51-year-old Markel Scroggins was traveling westbound on Highway 76 at 3:58 p.m., when he lost control of his vehicle and it traveled off of the left side of the roadway and overturned.

According to the online crash report, Scroggins was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle. He landed on the hood of another vehicle, being operated by 72-year-old Robert Holt of Galena.

Scroggins was transported by Mercy Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Springfield to be treated for his serious injuries.