SHELBY COUNTY, Mo. – Just before 1:00 p.m., Saturday afternoon, a chain reaction ATV crash, injured two men in Shelby County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol report says Joshua Thompson, 19, of Shelbina, ran off of Route U, three miles Southwest of Shelbyville. His ATV returned to the roadway and overturned. A second ATV operated by Alan White, 21, of Bethel, swerved to avoid hitting Thompson, traveled off the road and struck a ditch.
Thompson was flown to University Hospital with serious injuries. White was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.