Stop sign smash & crash

September 6, 2013 

A two-vehicle crash at 3 p.m. Sept. 4 at SW Second and Madison streets caused minor injuries to 79-year-old Mary Morris of Greenwood, who was treated at a hosptial. Police said the on-scene investigation showed the 17-year-old driver of a Ford Ranger, Joseph Dennison of Lee’s Summit, was attempting to turn on Second Street from Madison and failed to yield the right of way to Morris, who was driving a Chevy Venture mini-van westbound on Second. The impact caused the pickup truck to roll onto its side. Dennison was treated at the scene and cited for failing to yield the right of way. While officers were on the scene of the first accident, a second accident was reported in the area of NW First Street and NW Lakeview Boulevard. that involved a school bus. Officers responding to that accident discovered the bus was attempting to turn north on Lakeview Boulevard. from First Street when the back end of the bus made contact with a parked car on the south edge of the road. The bus had approximately 10 students on board and there were no injuries reported. The bus driver was cited for an improper turn.

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