Three Seriously Injured in Bates County Crash

The Missouri Highway Patrol responded a one-car accident on Sunday, May 22nd on I49 highway at mile marker 143 at 8:38am in Bates County.

The crash occurred when a 2018 Jeep heading Southbound, driven by John Beck 50 of Ennis Texas, traveled off the left side of roadway, struck a drainage culvert. The Jeep became airborne and overturned.

The driver John Beck, and two passengers Chelsea Valdez-Martinez 21, and Dalton Nichols 30, all of Ennis Texas sustained serious injuries in the crash.

All three accident victims were transported to Research Medical Hospital in Kansas City by Life Flight.

The Jeep was towed from the scene by Adrian Tow.