June 29, 2006

Arbela Couple Injured In Wreck Near Atlanta

An Arbela couple sustained moderate injuries in a one-car accident on Highway 63 south of Atlanta, MO at 11:40 a.m. on June 20th

Richard H. Stevenson, 71, and his wife, Twila, 69, were southbound on Highway 63 in a 1994 Ford when, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the vehicle traveled off the west shoulder of the roadway where it struck a mailbox before hitting an embankment and overturning. The car came to rest on its top in the ditch.

The couple was extricated from the vehicle by the Macon Rescue Squad and the Atlanta Fire Department. They were taken by Macon County Ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital in Macon.

The Macon County Sheriffs Department assisted the patrol at the scene of the accident.

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