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Weather Blamed For Car Crashes & House Fires On Tuesday Across The Lake

All News RSS Feed Front Page News Severe Weather Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Weather is being blamed for a couple traffic accidents Tuesday morning on highway-54 in Miller County.

The highway patrol says the first happened around 7:00 on eastbound-54 near Riley Mead Lane when a Jeep driven by 34-year-old Matthew Hopkins, of Eldon, hydroplaned off the roadway and into a ditch.

The second happened around 8:15 on westbound=54 near Tolwood Road when the car driven by 67-year-old Erlene Wright, of Versailles, hydroplaned off the road before striking a rock wall and overturning.

Both drivers were wearing seat belts and escaped with minor injuries. They were also both taken to lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach.

All News RSS Feed Front Page News Severe Weather Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023

Reporter Mike Anthony