38-year-old man injured in rear-end collision on Highway 47

WINFIELD, MO – A 38-year-old Winfield man was injured in a rear-end collision on Highway 47 at West Horseshoe Bend Drive on Saturday afternoon.

Lucas M. Perlow was traveling east on Highway 47 in a 2006 GMC Sierra when he slowed to check on a prior crash, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol. Clayton H. Maxwell, 50, was also traveling east on Highway 47 in a 2003 Ford F-150 when he failed to slow down for the GMC and rear-ended it around 3:40 p.m.

Perlow was seen at Mercy Hospital South for minor injuries.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts.

Police report both vehicles sustained minor damages.

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