Two Gainesville residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident Saturday evening in Ozark County. Twenty-eight-year-old Miriah Bennett was transported by a private vehicle to Ozarks Healthcare in West Plains with moderate injuries, and 30-year-old Brad Neal was transported by a private vehicle to Baxter Regional Medical Center with minor injuries.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bennett was the driver of a vehicle traveling on Missouri Route AA, and Neal was her passenger. They were nearly three miles northeast of Gainesville when the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, overturned and struck a tree. Both occupants were reportedly not wearing their seat belts.
Bennett’s vehicle was totaled in the 6:30 p.m. accident.
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