There were three local accidents that caused sirens to fill the air.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, an accident occurred Monday at 12:35 p.m. A vehicle driven by Matthew Anderson, 33, of Macon failed to yield to northbound traffic while crossing U.S. 63. Anderson was struck on the front passenger side by Lauren Leible, 20, of Clark. Both vehicles came to rest off the roadway. Anderson was transported to Samaritan Hospital by a Randolph County Ambulance. He suffered minor injury and was wearing his seat belt. Leible and Conner Hurley, a newborn of Clark, were transported to University Hospital in Columbia by a Randolph County Ambulance. Leible suffered moderate injury and was wearing her seat belt. Hurley only suffered minor injury. Leible's vehicle was determined totaled at the scene.
On Friday at 4:10 p.m. Jennifer O'Dell, 19, of Holts Summitt was traveling eastbound on U.S. 36 when she swerved to miss a tractor trailer that was in the roadway. O'Dell over corrected and overturned her vehicle. She was transported to Samaritan Hospital by a Macon County Ambulance, was wearing her seat belt and suffered minor injury. Her car was considered totaled at the scene.
Another accident occurred on Sunday at 7:50 p.m. Dalton Brame, 18, of Festus was traveling southbound on U.S. 63 when he lost control of his vehicle on the wet pavement. Brame was transported to Samaritan Hospital by a Macon County Ambulance. He was wearing his seat belt and suffered minor injury. His vehicle was also considered totaled at the scene.