DEKALB COUNTY, Mo. — A three-vehicle wreck south of Maysville injured seven people, one critically, Thursday morning.
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, troopers were called to State Highway 33, a mile south of Maysville around 6:50 a.m. Thursday to reports of a crash involving multiple vehicles.
An investigation found that a southbound vehicle operated by 77-year-old Winston resident Floyd E. Goucher attempted to make a left turn into a private drive when he was struck in the rear by a second southbound vehicle, driven by 23-year-old Derek W. Schroeder, of Maysville.
Following the impact, a third vehicle, driven by 31-year-old Cameron resident Denise A. Segundo, was struck by Goucher’s car.
Schroeder, Segundo, and four occupants in Segundo’s vehicle, including an infant, two juveniles and a 37-year-old man, were treated for minor injuries.
Goucher suffered serious injuries in the crash, despite wearing a seat belt. He was taken by ambulance to Mosaic Life Care to be treated.