Mexico Public Safety Responds To Injury Accident On Highway 54 Bypass

A Camdenton woman is recovering from injuries following a 2-car accident in Mexico on Monday, July 24, 2023.

According to a press release Mexico Public Safety responded to US Highway 54 bypass, about one mile north of the South Clark exit around 3:08pm.

Responding personnel found that 81-year-old Carol Whelpley of Camdenton was traveling south in the 54 westbound lane when she drifted over the centerline and side swiped a 2020 Kenworth tractor-trailer unit being driven in the 54 eastbound lane by 43-year-old James Clinkenbeard, of Glenwood, MO.

Whelpley was treated for minor injuries on the scene,

Clinkenbeard was not injured.

Both vehicles were towed from the area.





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