Hwy. 160 crash sends 2 to hospital

A nasty vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 160 just east of Ash Grove sent two people to the hospital the evening of Friday, Jan. 7.
The collision occurred when Dennis Persson, 72, of Ash Grove, driving a 2007 Pontiac G5 westbound tried to pass another vehicle and in doing so had a head-on wreck with a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe driven by Eliza Bennett, 40, Willard.
Persson, who was wearing a seat belt, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Cox Health Hospital in Springfield by Cox Air.
Bennett, who was not wearing a seat belt, suffered moderate injuries, and was taken to Mercy Hospital by ambulance.


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