CASS COUNTY, MO – Serious injuries were sustained by Pleasant Hill residents this afternoon during a single vehicle crash on northbound 7 Highway in Cass County.

A crash report submitted by Highway Patrol names Timothy Box, 38, as the driver of a vehicle that traveled off the roadway south of CR 197, after control was lost. After hitting a tree, the vehicle rolled back onto the roadway, blocking both lanes.

Box was transported to Research Hospital for treatment. Two occupants, Jacob Box, 13, and Tyler Endicott, 16, were sent to Children’s Mercy Hospital with serious injuries.