Friday, July 14, 2017

Joplin man cited for DWI following head-on collision, three injuries near Carl Junction

A Joplin man was charged with driving while intoxicated following a head-on collision 10:15 a.m. today on Joplin Street, a mile south of Carl Junction.

The Highway Patrol report shows that Joshua Haury, 30, Joplin, who was also cited for careless and imprudent driving, not having a valid operator's license, and for not wearing a seat belt, lost control of a 2000 Dodge Stratus, drove off the right side of the road, came back on the road and struck a 2003 Buick Regal driven by Ermal R. Lovell, 48, Carthage head-on.

Lovell and his passenger, Michelle D. Lovell, were treated for moderate and minor injuries, respectively at Freeman West Hospital, Joplin.

Haury was treated for moderate injuries at Freeman West Hospital.


Anonymous said...

He wasn't drunk, he was on his cell phone!

Anonymous said...

Either way he should not have been behind the wheel

Anonymous said...

If he was not drunk, why is he being charged for that? Despite all that he wasnt following any laws otherwise.

Liberty Belle said...

As if being on the cell phone would be any better!!!