Two boys injured in accident near Alexandria, Mo.

Posted: Jan. 12, 2013 6:05 pm Updated: Jan. 26, 2013 7:15 pm


ALEXANDRIA, Mo. -- Two Carthage, Ill., boys were injured in a Friday night accident north of Alexandria.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Julie A. Stumbaugh, 34, of Carthage was southbound on U.S. 61, one half-mile north of Alexandria and 5:55 p.m. A second vehicle, a 1995 Ford Ranger, driven by David W. Yates, 27, of Revere, Mo., also was southbound.

The Yates vehicle was waiting for a left turn and was struck in the rear by the Stumbaugh vehicle.

Kyle L. Stumbaugh, 8, a passenger in the Stumbaugh vehicle, was transported by Clark County EMS to Keokuk Area Hospital and was to be airlifted to Iowa City with serious injuries.

A second passenger in the Stumbaugh vehicle, Jarred E. Stumbaugh, 11, was taken by private auto to seek medical attention.

The patrol was assisted by the Clark County Sheriff's Department, Alexandria Fire Department and Clark County Rescue Squad.