News

Kahoka driver injured when thrown from overturning vehicle

Posted: Aug. 4, 2014 7:41 am Updated: Aug. 18, 2014 9:15 am

WAYLAND, Mo. -- A Kahoka driver was injured when he was thrown from his overturning car at 10:18 am. Sunday on U.S. 136, two miles west of Wayland.

Mathew C. McCreary, 19, was taken by Air Evac to Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., where he was reported in serious condition in the Intensive Care Unit early Monday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported McCreary was driving a 2002 Chrysler Sebring east when it ran off the right side of the highway, struck a culvert and overturned, throwing him from the vehicle.

Also assisting were the Clark County Sheriff's Department, Clark County Ambulance and Wayland Fire Department.

In Case You Missed It

Playing It By Ear: Blind 8-year-old loves baseball, following Hannibal Cavemen
From his usual spot in the front row of seats in a suite down the third-base line, 8-year-old Dougie Brawley listens to the sounds around him at Clemens Field ... the sounds Dougie uses to immerse himself in a baseball game. It's the only way he can. He has been blind his entire life.