Warsaw Couple Injured in JoCo Accident
Two Warsaw residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday night in Johnson County.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2020 Hyundai Elantra, driven by 79-year-old Paul L. Alewine of Warsaw, attempted to cross US 50, 1,029 feet west of Route D, at 9:52 p.m., and failed to yield to a westbound 2010 Buick Enclave, driven by 49-year-old Byekwaso L. Gilbert of Kansas City. The Buick struck the side of the Hyundai.
Alewine suffered moderate injuries, and was transported to Western Medical Center for treatment., his passenger, 74-year-old Sharon K. Alewine of Warsaw, suffered minor injuries, and was also transported to Western Missouri Medical Center. She was wearing a seat belt, while Paul was not, according to the report.
Both vehicles were totaled.
Johnson County Deputies and Knob Noster Police assisted the Patrol at the scene.