News: Elderly man injured on Pleasant Prairie Road by driver avoiding crash

NAPOLEON, MO – An elderly pedestrian was seriously injured on Pleasant Prairie Road when he was struck by a pickup truck on Tuesday night, according to NorthwestMoInfo.

The incident occurred at 8 p.m when a northbound Chevrolet Silverado attempted to avoid another vehicle, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The driver of the Silverado, an unnamed 17-year-old from Wellington, overcorrected from their initial swerve to cross the median and then back off the right side of road. There the vehicle struck several obstacles including a mailbox, utility pole, and the injury victim.

80-year-old Eldon E. Davolt of Napoleon was transported to Centerpoint Medical Center. He was treated for serious injuries.

No other injuries were reported in the accident.

 

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