JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. — Two were taken to the hospital with minor injuries following a three-vehicle crash this afternoon, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report.
The crash occurred in Johnson County at Missouri 13 Highway and Route OO at roughly 3:20 p.m., as 51-year old Rhonda Alderson, of Knob Noster, was stopped at the intersection behind Carrollton resident Jeffery Adkins, 28, as he waited to make a left turn from the southbound lane. While stopped, a vehicle being driven by 17-year-old Wyatt Simpson, of Warrensburg, struck the rear of Alderson’s vehicle, which then struck Adkins’ vehicle.
Alderson’s passenger, 17-year-old Isaac Hayslip, of Knob Noster, was given minor injuries and transported by ambulance to Western Missouri Medical Center. Warrensburg native Jennifer Ruperto, 41, who was in the car with Simpson, also received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Western Missouri Medical Center.