by: Scott McCaulley
11 people sustain minor to moderate injuries in a traffic crash involving a shuttle bus early Monday morning near Ridgedale.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the crash took place as the shuttle bus, driven by 78-year-old James Ray of Holiday Island, was turning onto Highway 86 and collided with a car driven by 19-year-old Nicolas Simon of Ridgedale.
Both Ray and Simon along with seven passengers on the shuttle bus sustained minor injuries and were treated at Cox Medical Center in Branson while two other passengers on the bus that sustained moderate injuries were taken for treatment to Cox South Hospital in Springfield. All the passengers on the bus were listed as being from Branson.