An Oklahoma man was injured in a three-vehicle accident at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 44, about 3 miles west of Halltown in Lawrence County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
George L. Robertson, 74, of Weleetka, Oklahoma, was taken by ambulance to Cox Medical Center South in Springfield with minor injuries.
Robertson was driving an eastbound car that was slowing in traffic when it was struck in the rear by an eastbound semitruck rig driven by Abdifatah A. Yusuf, 36, of Amarillo, Texas, the patrol said. The collision pushed Robertson's car into the rear of an eastbound car driven by Najjiyyah A. Johnson, 41, of Philadelphia.
• An Arkansas man was injured in a two-vehicle collision at 12:12 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Highway 71, about 3 miles north of Jane in McDonald County, the state patrol said.