Savannah man injured in Tuesday morning crash

Two vehicles collided on U.S. 71 near Savannah in Andrew County Tuesday morning which sent one person to the hospital.

Posted: Sep 24, 2019 9:33 AM
Updated: Sep 24, 2019 9:46 AM

(ANDREW COUNTY, Mo.) Two vehicles collided on U.S. 71 near Savannah in Andrew County Tuesday morning which sent one person to the hospital.

The crash happened just before 7:00 a.m. on U.S. 71 three miles north of Savannah.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 1996 Toyota pickup truck collided with a 2006 Honda pickup truck after pulling into the path of the Honda truck from a stop sign. The collision caused the Toyota truck to go off the right side of the roadway and into a ditch.

The driver of the Toyota truck, Benjamin Woosley, 58, sustained moderate injuries and was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. He was taken to Mosaic LIfe Care by ambulance.

The driver of the other vehicle, 21-year-old Kaitlin Christeson, was not injured.

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