Van overturns in rear-end crash

NEWTON COUNTY, Mo. — Just after 5 p.m. Wednesday Newton County Central Dispatch were alerted to reports of a two-vehicle crash on State Route V, at Cortez Lane, just east of I-49.

Redings Mill Fire District responded quickly as their station is located about 1 mile west of the crash. Along with Newton County Sheriff’s Deputies and Newton County Ambulance. Missouri State Highway Patrol were notified.

We learn on scene a van was knocked on its side after being rear-ended by a passenger car.

No reported injuries as all drivers refused medical care.

Comer’s Wrecker removed both vehicles from the crash scene.

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