Four Injured In Kidder Accident
Date 2013/10/16 4:06:09 | Topic: Accidents
|Four persons from the community of Kidder were injured when two vehicles collided Monday morning three miles west of Hamilton.|
The highway patrol described injuries for each as minor. All four were taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center.
The accident involved a sports utility vehicle driven by 27 year old Rebecca Willtrout and her young passenger, six year old Baleigh Conkling. Also involved was a pickup operated by 39 year old Larry Griffey with a passenger, 54 year old Ida Beechy.
The highway patrol said Rebecca Willtrout was westbound on Osage Drive.Larry Griffey was southbound on Lovely Ridge Road. An investigating officer said Ms. Willtrout allegedly failed to yield at the intersection. After impact, the S-U-V traveled off the road and went through a fence. The pickup also left the road where it struck a utility pole.
The two vehicles were demolished in the 7:50 Monday morning accident in Caldwell County. Only Ms. Willtrout was listed as not wearing a safety device.