UTV Accident Near Rockaway Beach Injures Three

by: Scott McCaulley

Two adults and a child are injured in a rollover accident near Rockaway Beach.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol report indicates the accident happened around 10:45 Saturday Morning on Bentley Road when Christopher Peterson, 27, of Forsyth lost control of the UTV he was driving causing it to exit the roadway and overturn.

Peterson, who was not wearing a safety device according to the report, sustained serious injuries and was taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment while two passengers who were wearing safety devices,  21-year-old Emily Boyles and 1-year-old Devin Harris, both of Forsyth, sustained minor injuries and were treated at Cox Hospital in Branson.