Canton man injured in Polaris RZR crash near Lewistown, accused of DWI

UTV or Utility Terrain Vehicle crash
Share To Your Social Network

A 21-year-old man from Canton, Missouri, was moderately injured in a single-vehicle accident on June 28, 2024. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Samuel G. Arnold was driving a 2021 Polaris RZR southbound on 180th Avenue, two miles south of Lewistown, at approximately 11:46 p.m. when the vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a fence.

The accident caused minor damage to the Polaris RZR, which was towed from the scene by Robert’s Towing. Arnold, who was not wearing a seat belt, sustained moderate injuries. 

Arnold was arrested and faced multiple charges, including failing to yield to an emergency vehicle, driving while intoxicated, not wearing a seat belt, and speeding. Following his arrest, he was released to the Lewis County Ambulance and was transported by Lewis County Ambulance to Hannibal Regional Hospital.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department, Trooper Schieferdecker, Trooper Smith, and Trooper Hirner.


Share To Your Social Network
Digital Correspondent

https://www.kttn.com/

This article was written by our Digital Correspondent, or the Artificial Intelligence engine Chat GPT (https://openai.com/). We provide all of the pertinent information related to the articile we want, such as a news release or information provided by one of the KTTN/KGOZ staff, and the AI engine then writes the article from a prompt. If the information is provided by a news release, credit is generally given to the person, entity or organization that provided the news release. The final article is then examined by a real person and edited to fit our format for either the KTTN website or for broadcast on one of, or all three of our stations.