A Jackson County crash left an Orrick man with injuries Thursday morning. According to the Highway Patrol, Brett Wheeler, 33, was traveling westbound on Missouri 210 when he rear-ended two vehicles sitting in traffic.
Wheeler reported minor injuries at the scene and chose to seek medical attention on his own. The other drivers, Jesse Ward, 22, of Independence and Randolph Ibarra, 27, of Blue Springs also reported minor injuries. A passenger in the Ward vehicle, Scott Ward, 53, received moderate injuries and was transported to Centerpoint Hospital for treatment. Charges are pending in the accident.