Sep 17, 2023

3 hospitalized after SUV strikes disabled pickup in Buchanan Co.

Posted Sep 17, 2023 11:00 AM

BUCHANAN COUNTY—Three people were injured in an accident just after 8:30p.m. Sunday in Buchanan County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2018 Chevy Equinox driven by Judith K. Williams, 57, Atchison, Kan. was southbound on U.S. 59 seven miles south of St. Joseph.

The SUV struck the passenger side of a 2002 Dodge 1500 driven by Clinton D. Pine, 46, Platte City, who was broken down in the middle of the road.

Pine and an occupant were outside the pickup at the time of the crash. The impact forced the pickup into Pike and the occupant.

Buchanan County EMS transported Pike, a 13-year-old Platte City boy and Williams to Mosaic Life Care. Williams was properly restrained at the time of the accident, according to the MSHP.