Juvenile Falls From Vehicle in Vernon County

On August 22nd around 1:40 pm the Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the scene of an accident in Vernon County where an unrestrained juvenile fell from a vehicle.  The 2004 Dodge Ram 2500 driven by Jessica Stinnett was traveling southbound in Richards when the passenger door suddenly opened and the unrestrained 3 year old male fell from the vehicle impacting the ground.  The child received serious injuries and was transported to Nevada Regional Medical Center by private vehicle and then was lifeflighted to Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City.