ODESSA, MO — A 76-year-old man sustained minor injuries Thursday morning in a crash on Highway O in Odessa, according to a crash report by Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A state trooper and authorities with the the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene at Watershed Road at around 10:40 a.m.
The victim driver was traveling northbound along Highway O in a 2022 Kia when a southbound 2002 Ford struck his vehicle.
According to the report, the Ford had a blown tire, which caused it to cross the centerline and hit the Kia. As a result, the Kia traveled off the roadway and overturned.
The injured driver was taken to Warrensburg VA Clinic in Kansas City with minor injuries.
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