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72-year-old Amazonia man injured in Andrew County crash

A 72-year-old Amazonia man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Andrew County Wednesday afternoon.

Posted: Apr 11, 2019 8:58 AM

(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) A 72-year-old Amazonia man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash in Andrew County Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the driver, Kenneth Schmille, was driving a 1999 Chrysler Cirrus southbound on Route K when his vehicle drove off the west side of the roadway and struck an embankment.

The accident happened two miles south of Amazonia at around 5:08 p.m.

Schmille was taken to Mosaic Life Care with serious injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The scene was assisted by the Andrew County Sheriff's Department.

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