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Monday evening car crash sends two people to a nearby hospital due to injuries

The crash occurred on Missouri Highway 43 and Baseline Blvd


A Missouri State Highway Patrol report says that 66-year-old Sheldon resident John Williams was traveling on Missouri Highway 43 when was hit by a vehicle traveling on Baseline Blvd that failed to stop at a stop sign just before 11 PM.

As a result, Williams was ejected from his vehicle and suffered life-threatening injuries; Williams was transported to Freeman West Hospital for treatment.

The driver of the vehicle that failed to stop, 57-year-old Carthage resident Marta J. Perez-Sian, was not injured in the crash.

She was however arrested and charged with Felony DWI.

Additionally, 36-year-old Jose M Puac, a passenger in Sian’s vehicle, sustained moderate injuries and was transported to Mercy Hospital Joplin.


Two people were rushed to a hospital after suffering injuries during a Monday evening crash, which occurred just before 11 PM around  Missouri Highway 43 and Baseline Blvd.

Two cars were reportedly involved.

METS, Jasper County Sheriff’s Deputies, and the Tri-Cities Fire Department all responded to the scene.

Reports say a driver involved in the crash was intoxicated and cited for Felony DWI.

This story is still developing.

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