031 accidentBATES COUNTY, Mo. — A one vehicle accident in Bates County early Sunday afternoon injured three people.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Antonia Small, 57, of Cave Springs, Arizona, was southbound on a country road in Bates County, Missouri on July 12, 2015, when she began to slide on the gravel. Small traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Both Small, and passenger Gary Easterwood, 68, of Kansas City, Kansas, received minor injuries during the accident and were treated by EMS on scene. Passenger Nancy Easterwood, 61, of Adrian, Missouri, sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Bates County Memorial for treatment.