man seriously hurt in local crash
A car accident last Tuesday morning in Platte City left
an 83-year-old Weston man hospitalized in North Kansas
The accident occurred at 9:37 a.m. at Zed Martin and
Second Streets. The vehicle driven by 83-year-old George
Hayden was headed west on Zed Martin when police say he
failed to obey a stop sign at the T-shaped intersection.
The car crossed Second Street, went airborne, and landed
in a lot where the car continued until hitting a trash
bin at 908 2nd Street.
Three other passengers were also in the vehicle at the
time of the accident. 77-year-old, Verna Hayden of Weston,
70-year-old Roy Dunn of Weston, and 67-year-old Martha
Dunn of Weston. The three passengers were treated and
According to Platte City Police Chief Bill Massock, George
Hayden remained in intensive care as of press time and
suffered spinal cord injuries. No citations have been
issued at this time and the accident is still under investigation.