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Local man injured in accident

Posted on Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 3:48 pm

A Bowling Green man was moderately injured last Tuesday afternoon in a two vehicle accident in Lincoln County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s report, Robert W. Hensiek, 67, of Wright City was traveling southbound on Route EE and failed to stop at a stop sign, skidding into the path of Donald L. Riley, 44.

Hensiek’s Buick Regal and Riley’s International B8900 collided. Riley’s vehicle overturned several times and came to rest off of the roadway. Hensiek’s vehicle traveled through a field and struck a tree. Both vehicles were totaled.

Hensiek was taken by Air Evac to Mercy Hospital at Creve Couer for treatment of serious injuries. Riley was taken by Lincoln County ambulance to St. Joseph West Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.