BATES COUNTY, Mo. – An Independence driver crashed while fleeing from deputies in Bates County Thursday. The Missouri Highway Patrol report says the incident occurred just before noon yesterday, when Rick Mosley, 49, vaulted over the railroad tracks on westbound Highway 18 at Northwest County Road 14,781. Mosley lost control and traveled off the left side of the road, overturned and struck a house and utility pole. Mosley was transported by EMS to Overland Park Regional with serious injuries. Bates County has not disclosed the charges pending against Mosley.