A single vehicle accident occurred on July 17, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. The accident happened northbound on I-29, just 6 miles south of Rock Port, Mo. The 1999 GMC Sierra drove off the east side of the road, struck an embankment and overturned. The driver Joey Walter, 29 as well as the front seat passenger Amanda Walter, 26 were both ejected from the vehicle. Joseph Walter, 4 and Amy Walter, under 1 year old were in the back seats. Amanda was transported by Lifenet to Mosaic Life Care with serious injuries. Amy was transported by Atchison Holt Ambulance to Community Hospital – Fairfax and later transferred to Mosaic Life Care with moderate injuries. Joey was transported by Atchison Holt Ambulance to CH-F and later transferred to Mosaic Life Care with serious injuries, and Joseph was transported by Lifenet to Mosaic Life Care and later transported to Children’s Mercy with serious injuries. Amanda, Joey, and Joseph were not wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. Amy did have a safety device protecting her. The family is from Hartford, SD.
July 19, 2016