11 people injured in shuttle accident near Branson

BRANSON, MO — Eleven people were injured early Monday morning in a shuttle crash with another vehicle along Highway 86 near Branson, according to a crash report by Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened along a stretch of Highway 86 about five miles south of Hollister and was reported by Trooper W. M. Graham at 12:25 a.m.

A 2015 Star Shuttle was attempting to turn onto Highway 86 and did not yield to traffic, causing it to be struck by a 2000 Ford Mustang. Both vehicles came to a stop on Highway 86.

The 19-year-old driver of the Ford Mustang and several shuttle passengers, including the driver, all aged between 23 to 78, sustained minor to moderate injuries and were taken to nearby hospitals in Branson and Springfield.

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