Two El Dorado Springs Teenagers Hurt in Benton County Accident
Two teenagers from El Dorado Springs were injured in a one-vehicle accident in Benton County on June 22. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Branden T. Hayes lost control of a 2001 Honda just before 7 p.m. at Balke Rd. and Highway 83. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree. Hayes was treated at Golden Valley Hospital for minor injuries. A passenger, 16-year-old Hailey Decker, was transported by Life Flight Eagle to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for the treatment of serious injuries.