Sweet Springs man injured in collision near Emma
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, a Sweet Springs resident was injured in a traffic crash with another vehicle on Tuesday. The crash occurred just after 7:30 a.m. on the South Outer Road of Interstate 70 at the Emma Junction.
According to the report, the accident occurred as a 2004 Ford driven Jeremy Wulser, 39, of Emma, attempted to negotiate a curve. The report states the vehicle began to slide due to weather conditions, and struck the rear of a 2002 Chevrolet driven by Richard W. Hocking, 49, of Sweet Springs, causing the Hocking vehicle to travel off the north side of the roadway.
Hocking sustained minor injuries and was transported by private conveyance to a local hospital for treatment.