3 injured in head-on collision

Three people were injured in a head-on collision Monday afternoon just north of Thayer.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when a pickup truck driven by 31-year-old Amber Hobbs of Cave City crossed the centerline and struck a car driven by 68-year-old Rose Brown of West Plains head-on.

Brown was transported by air ambulance to Baxter Regional Medical Center with what were described as “serious” injuries.

Hobbs was transported by air ambulance to Regional One Health Medical Center in Memphis with what were described as “serious” injuries. A 2-year-old boy in Hobbs’ car was transported by Oregon County Ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains for treatment of “minor” injuries.

The accident occurred 1 mile north of Thayer on U.S. Highway 63.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene of the 12:30 p.m. accident.


   

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