Two men seriously injured in truck accident on Highway 76

AVA, MO -Both a truck driver and passenger were injured in a crash Monday on Highway 76, the Douglas County Herald reports.

Officials report that a 1992 FORD F250 driven by 70-year-old Ronnie Williams veered off the side of the road and hit a tree.

Williams’ passenger, Matthew Taylor, 24, was injured along with the driver and transported to a hospital in Springfield.

The report noted Taylor was seriously injured, while Williams’ injuries were moderate.

This accident is under investigation by officials and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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