Aleatta R. Ezell, 22, of Birch Tree, suffered serious injuries after an accident Aug. 26 at 11:30 a.m. Ezell was driving a 2006 Honda Shadow Motorcycle south on Route T when about 1.5 miles north of State Highway 99 another vehicle traveling north traveled into the southbound lane. Ezell swerved to avoid the northbound vehicle, lost control and ran off the right side of the road and struck an embankment. Ezell was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Mountain View where she was transported by Air Evac to St. John's Hospital in Springfield. The investigating trooper was S.N. Foster.
Four people were injured in a one vehicle accident Aug. 30 at 6 a.m. on County Road 326 about three miles north of Thayer. Tiffany R. Jewell, 23, of Thayer, was driving a 1995 Chevy Suburban east when her vehicle struck a deer and ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree. The driver and passengers, Brandy M. Couch, 26, of Mountain Home, Ark.; Rhonda E. Estes, 29, of Thayer, and Brock A. Reeves, 33, of West Plains, were all transported to Ozarks Medical Center for treatment of minor to serious injuries. The investigating trooper was D. Huffman.
Dessa R. Judd, 22, of Myrtle, suffered moderate injuries when she was in an accident Aug. 30 at 12:50 p.m. on Route V about five miles west of Myrtle. Judd was driving a 2002 Ford Ranger east when the vehicle ran off the right side of the road and overturned. Judd was taken to Ozarks Medical Center. The investigating trooper was D. Huffman.