Two from Marceline hurt in crash in Randolph County

Traffic accident

Two residents of Marceline were injured in a Randolph County accident Monday afternoon.

The highway patrol reports a passenger in a car, 81-year-old Maureen Hays, received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia.

The driver of the car, 47-year-old Daniel Hays, received minor injuries and declined treatment at the scene according to the highway patrol.

Investigators indicated the car and a truck were approaching each other at the crest of a hill on Highway 24. The front left portion of the car collided with the trucks’ towed unit. The truck was driven by 33-year-old George Hill of Clifton Hill.

The car was demolished with the truck reported to have minor damage.

The accident report shows both Daniel and Maureen Hays were using seat belts while the truck driver, George Hill, was not.