Three Injured In Accident Near Green City

Date 2014/2/3 10:05:52 | Topic: Accidents

Three persons were hurt in the head-on collision of a tractor trailer unit and a car west of Green City Sunday afternoon.
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The highway patrol reports a child less than one year old, Wyatt Lang of Hamburg, Iowa, was taken to Northeast Regional Hospital at Kirksville with serious injuries.

The boy's mother, 27 year old Angela Lang of Hamburg, was taken to Northeast Regional with what the patrol listed as moderate injuries.

The truck driver, 45 year old Scott Popeko of Milan, was taken by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital at Milan. The patrol reported he had minor injuries.

The accident occurred one mile west of Green City on Highway 6. The head-on collision occurred as the tractor-trailer truck was westbound and the car was traveling east. The car was demolished and the truck received extensive damage.

The patrol reports Popeko was the only person not using a safety device.



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