(West Plains) – A teenager from West Plains suffered serious injuries Wednesday afternoon after the scooter she was driving was involved in a head-on collision in West Plains.
A report from the West Plains Police Department states the accident happened at 4 PM on West Main Street near the intersection with Arkansas. 17-year-old Sydney Sanders was taken to Ozarks Medical Center by South Howell County Ambulance, and later flown to a St. Louis area hospital.
Witnesses to the accident told police that Sanders’ scooter crossed the center line on a curve in the road and hit an oncoming vehicle driven by 27-year-old Joseph Wood of West Plains.
Wood was uninjured in the accident.