LAFAYETTE COUNTY — An overturned vehicle was the result of a rollover accident that injured four people in Lafayette County Saturday night.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that Odessa resident Richard D. Brown, 40, was operating a UTV in a careless and imprudent manner at Varner Road and Eads Road at 11:30 p.m. Saturday.
Brown was reportedly driving in circles, causing the vehicle to overturn. He refused treatment at the scene for minor injuries.
A passenger, John R. Jones Jr., 28, of Kansas City was treated and cleared at the scene for minor injuries, while two additional passengers, Brent M. Shane, 30 of Odessa and Shawn M. Solace, 39, of Kansas City were transported to Centerpoint Hospital by EMS for treatment of minor injuries.
Brown and Shane were the only two occupants reportedly wearing seat belts at the time of the accident.