HENRY COUNTY, Mo.- Two Clinton residents were injured this afternoon following an accident in Henry County, six miles north of Clinton.
Troop D of the Missouri State Highway was on scene to investigate the collision between a trailer and a vehicle. According to the accident report, Victor Machado, 62, of Houston Tx., was northbound on MO-13 Highway when he had a mechanical failure causing the trailer he was towing to swerve across the center lane into oncoming traffic and strick another vehicle.
James Walsh, 67, of Clinton, Mo., was the driver of the vehicle going southbound attempting to avoid the trailer. Both James Walsh and his passenger Sheila Walsh, 58, also of Clinton, suffered moderate injuries and were transported by ambulance to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton.