3-car accident in Ozark County leads to multiple injuries

A three-car accident Friday night in Ozark County resulted in multiple injuries, including two whose injuries were listed as serious. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 55-year-old Scott Sayles of Pontiac and 37-year-old Kristyn Warren of Brixey were transported by ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center from the accident scene five miles north of Gainesville and later sent to other hospitals.

Sayles was traveling north on Missouri Highway 5 when he crossed the centerline. His vehicle sideswiped a southbound vehicle driven by 19-year-old Christina Brown of Brockwell and struck head-on a southbound pickup truck driven 40-year-old Dustin Souder of Brixey. Warren was Souder's passenger.

Sayles was transferred from Baxter Regional to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, and Warren was sent to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield. Both are currently listed as patients at their respective hospitals. Brown and Souder both had minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.

Sayles' and Souder's vehicles were both totaled in the 11:45 p.m. accident, and Brown's vehicle had extensive damage.

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