Accident in Vernon County

The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident at US Highway 54, 4 miles west of Nevada on Saturday, Jan 1st at 6:57pm.

The accident occurred with a 2007 Ford F150 driven by Samuel Kimmell, 29 of Nevada struck a 2014 Dodge Ram 2500 that was abandoned in the roadway. It is unknown when or who abandoned the Dodge Ram at this time.

Mr. Kimmell sustained serious injuries and was transported by Vernon County Ambulance to Nevada Regional Medical Center.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene by TCB Towing of Nevada.