by: Scott McCaulley
The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop D Officers are kept busy working accidents Sunday evening and Monday in the Lakes Region.
A car traveling on Highway 248 north of Branson overturns striking several trees on Sunday night around 8:30. The driver of the car, 17-year-old Connor Davison of Branson sustain moderate injuries that were treated at Cox South Hospital in Springfield while two juveniles in the car were treated for minor injuries.
Troopers work a pair of accidents in Stone County on Monday morning and in Taney County Monday evening.
The first Stone County crash occurred around 6:50 on Highway AA north of Galena when a pick-up truck driven by 33-year-old Benjamin Gipson ran off the roadway striking a tree. Gipson was treated for moderate injuries at Cox South Hospital in Springfield.
The second crash happened on Keystone Road north of Reeds Spring around 7:30 Monday morning when a car driven by 32-year-old Joe Lewis of Reeds Spring ran off the road and struck a tree. Lewis sustained moderate injuries in the crash.
A Monday evening crash east of Hollister on Highway 76 injures one person. The Highway Patrol Report indicates the crash took place around 9:10 when a vehicle driven by 31-year-old Jamie Beers of Branson ran off the roadway on a curve and struck a ditch. Beers was treated for her moderate injuries at Cox Medical Center in Branson.