75-year-old driver suffers medical emergency, crashes into residence

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A 75-year-old driver suffered a medical emergency and crashed into multiple objects, including a residence, on Wednesday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Earl L. Bunton was traveling west on I-44 in a 2006 Ford Ranger when he suffered a medical emergency. The Ford traveled off the right side of the interstate at around 11:50 a.m., hitting a fence, shed, utility pole, and finally a residence.

Bunton was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for serious injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.

It does not appear that anyone in the residence was injured.

The Ford was totaled.

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