Vehicle crashes into a Bates County Deputy’s car due to icy road conditions


On 1/7/14 the Bates County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a traffic accident on A Highway and V Highway in Hume, MO. The accident occurred when an on-duty Bates County Deputy was traveling eastbound out of Hume and a vehicle traveling westbound into Hume collided. The driver traveling westbound lost control on the ice as the vehicle entered in the curve. The vehicle struck the Bates County Deputy in the driver side of his patrol vehicle, causing him to leave the roadway and come to rest against a sign. Neither driver was hurt during the accident.