Centralia And Moberly Teen With Serious Injuries In UTV Accident In Randolph County

Three teens are recovering from serious injuries after a UTV accident in Randolph County during the early morning hours of Sunday, November 12, 2023.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol it happened on Route Y, seven miles east of Jacksonville, about 1.6 miles north of Highway J.

A 2020 Honda Talon 1000x driven by 19-year-old Matthew C. Wheeler of Jacksonville was driving too fast for conditions, and ran off the right side of the roadway, overturned and hit a tree.

19-year-old Jerek A. Henage of Moberly was ejected.

Wheeler, Henage and another passenger 19-year-old Tiffany R. Green of Centralia were taken by private vehicle to local hospitals for treatment.