Sheriff Danny Hickman reports a one vehicle accident Saturday, August 20, on Cottonwood Road. Amber A. Hill, age 25 was traveling south on Cottonwood Road when she lost control of the 1994 Nissan Maxima she was driving and crossed the centerline, left the road and traveled approximately 100 feet down an embankment. The Nissan struck several trees before coming to a stop.
There was one passenger in the vehicle, James D. Hill, age 40, who was injured when the airbag deployed. Mr. Hill was transported by NARMC ambulance and then by helicopter to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, MO. Amber Hill was cited for Careless and Prohibited Driving and No Vehicle Insurance.