A Kansas City couple were injured in a four vehicle accident in Benton County last (Fri) night. According to the patrol report, Vernon Illum, 67, of Shawnee Ks, stopped in the Southbound lane of Highway 7 near Route VV and was rear ended by Robert Mills, 60, of Kansas City. A vehicle driven by Matthew George, 23, of Blairstown hit the Mills Vehicle. Mills received moderate injuries and was taken to Lake Regional, but his passenger, Ida Mills, 58, was flown to Lake Regional in serious condition. The fourth vehicle ran off the road to avoid the collision.
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