8 Valley residents injured in Missouri traveling circus crash
Sat, 07 Sep 2013 17:29:51 GMT —
Harlingen residents were injured on a Moberly, Mo. highway after another man rear-ended them in the vehicle he was driving.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the eight people involved in the accident, including a teenager, are from Harlingen.
The accident happened on a U.S. 24 around 11:00 p.m. on Thursday.
The eight people were traveling with a caravan of Whirling Brothers circus performers, according to CBS St. Louis (KMOX). The eight Harlingen residents were transported by ambulances to local hospitals after sustaining moderate to minor injuries in the crash.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, no safety restraints were worn by the eight Harlingen residents.
They were traveling about 45 MPH when the accident happened.
The other driver involved sustained minor injuries after the vehicle he was driving came to a rest in a ditch.
Harlingen residents involved:
Oscar Osorio (driver)51-years-old