Man flown to hospital following crash

Man flown to hospital following crash

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - A head-on collision Tuesday sent two people to the hospital, including one with serious injuries.

The crash happened at 5:30 p.m. on Route T, one mile north of U.S. Highway 60 in Butler County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

A 2001 Chevy Malibu driven by 25-year-old Cassie L. Knox of Poplar Bluff crossed the center line and struck head-on a 1986 Chevy Silverado driven by James O. Johnson, 50, also of Poplar Bluff.

Johnson suffered serious injuries and was flown to a Cape Girardeau hospital.

Knox was taken by ambulance to Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center with unspecified moderate injuries.

Both Knox and Johnson were wearing safety devices, according to the report.

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