injury accidentRAY COUNTY, Mo – A Richmond resident received serious injuries in a crash on Route O near Reynolds Road in Ray County.

Robert W. Folson, 53, was southbound when his vehicle was struck head-on by a northbound vehicle that had crossed the center line Thursday afternoon.  Missouri Highway Patrol reports Orrick resident, Douglas Lindaman, 16, traveling northbound, went off the roadway and overcorrected, bringing the vehicle across the center line.

Folson, who was not wearing a safety device, was seriously injured, and was taken by Life Flight to Truman Medical Center. Lindaman only had minor injuries.