OZARK COUNTY, MO — A man suffered serious injuries Tuesday evening in a crash caused by another car’s disconnected tire near Dora, according to a crash report by Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper W. A. Wadlington reported the accident on a stretch of Highway H about five miles west of Dora at 6:13 p.m.
A 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 was traveling southbound along the highway when one of its tires came loose and struck a northbound 20o2 Ford Mustang, causing the Mustang to veer off the right of the roadway and strike a ditch.
The driver of the Mustang, a 77-year-old West Plains man, was airlifted to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield with serious injuries. His condition has not been disclosed.
The driver of the Ram 1500, a 57-year-old Mountain Grove man, was not reported injured.
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