May 28, 2022

Missouri man airlifted to hospital after UTV accident

Posted May 28, 2022 12:43 PM

CALDWELL COUNTY—Two people were injured in an accident just after 11:30p.m. Friday in Caldwell County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Polaris Ranger UTV driven by Isaac T. Evans, 20, Hamilton, was southbound on NE Nettleton Road just north of Ridgeway Drive three miles southeast of Hamilton.

The driver failed to negotiate a curve in the road and the passenger grabbed the steering wheel. The UTV traveled off the road and overturned. The driver and passenger were ejected.

Life Flight transported Evans to Truman Medical Center. A private vehicle transported the passenger identified as Chastin R. Bowen, 18, Hamilton, to Hedrick Medical Center. They were not wearing helmets, according to the MSHP.