by: Scott McCaulley
Two accidents over the last three days result in one fatality and one person sustaining serious injuries.
The fatality accident occurs south of Green Forest on Arkansas Highway 103 early Saturday morning when a vehicle driven by 50-year-old Robert Bell of Green Forest left the roadway and overturned ejecting Bell from the vehicle killing him. The accident report filed by the Arkansas State Police indicates this is the 40th fatality in accidents their agency has investigated in 2021.
Meanwhile, the Missouri State Highway Patrol works a crash on Ridgeview Road near Ridgedale that seriously injures the driver. The accident report indicates the crash occurred around 10:30 Friday morning when the vehicle driven by 21-year-old Courtney Glaser of Ridgedale ran off the roadway and struck a ditch. Glaser was taken for treatment of her injuries to Cox Medical Center in Branson.