Man Life-Flighted To Quincy After Truck Hits Tractor
Memphis

Weather
Logo
Serving This Community For 139 Years, Online Since 2001
 Front Page
 News
 People
 Sports
 Obituaries
 Editorials
 Classifieds
 Subscription
 Calendar
 Community Links
Search
 
Community Calendar
Entire Newspaper Online
Would you use a digital subscription, which would place a .pdf copy of every page of the newspaper on line?

Yes, but only if it was free with my subscription.
No
Yes, even if it meant a slight increase in the cost of my subscription.
Yes, I don't subscribe to the paper, but would subscribe to this online version.

July 5, 2001

Man Life-Flighted To Quincy After Truck Hits Tractor

A Knox City man was life-flighted to Quincy, IL following a collision with a tractor on Route A at 7:50 a.m. June 27.

Scott Stewart, 40, sustained moderate injuries when the 1974 Chevrolet truck he was driving collided with a John Deere tractor being driven by Harvey Bass, 48, of Gorin.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Bass was crossing a narrow bridge on the tractor when Stewart was unable to get his truck stopped and then collided with the tractor.

Stewart was treated at the scene by the Clark County Ambulance squad before being taken by helicopter from the accident site directly to Blessing Hospital in Quincy IL.

Stewart was issued a summons for defective brakes and no valid license.

The Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Clark County Sheriff's Department, the Clark County Rescue Squad and the Clark County Ambulance Service.

Both vehicles sustained total damage and were towed from the scene.


Copyright © 2001
Memphis Democrat
121 South Main Street
Memphis MO 63555
Phone: 660-465-7016 -- Email: memdemoc@nemr.net