Two Chillicothe men were injured Thursday, January 6, 2022, in an accident on Highway 152 in Platte County.
The highway patrol reports they were passengers in a pickup driven by 40-year-old Jeffery Gillespie of Chillicothe who wasn’t hurt. Taken to the Liberty Hospital were 51-year-old Gary Karnes and 61-year-old Buddy Ewing, both of Chillicothe. The highway patrol listed their injuries as minor.
The pickup with a trailer in the rear was eastbound on Highway 152 at Northwest Hampton Road. An eastbound car, driven by 48-year-old Kelly Rottinghaus of Platte City, struck the rear trailer bumper.
All occupants were using seat belts. Damage ranged from minor to moderate.