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Friday, June 11, 2010

CSW BREAKING: Critical-Injury Crash on M-7 Highway in Cass County MO

he 1:27 p.m. report to Garden City MO Fire and EMS was of a vehicle crash with a person ejected- and the vehicle on top of them on northbound Missouri (M) 7 south of T highway.

At 1:31 p.m.- the GCFD dispatch says "bystanders have gotten the vehicle off" of the victim- and a medical helicopter was dispatched.

At 1:36 p.m.- there are reported to be "2" injuries at this scene with EMS just having arrived there.

What happened- according to a report from a Lifeflight-Eagle helicopter paramedic- was that "a car rear-ended a large tractor that was going down the side of the road."

The "56-year-old male" tractor driver was ejected by the force of the crash- then had the tractor land on top of him.

That man was flown to a Metro Kansas City medical trauma center in critical condition.

The car driver that rear-ended the tractor got non life-threatening injuries.

The accident is being investigated by the Missouri Highway Patrol- Troop A with current traffic delays on M-7 in the crash area.

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