THREE INJURED IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY ACCIDENT
(RED OAK) Three people were transported to the hospital following a single vehicle accident in Montgomery County early this (Monday) morning.
The Sheriff’s Office says just before 4 a.m., 40-year-old Martha Oltmanns was driving a 2003 Ford Taurus north on Forest Avenue and failed to make the turn at Fernwood and Forest causing the vehicle to go straight into the ditch. The vehicle struck a driveway ditch at 2796 Fernwood, causing the vehicle to fly over the driveway where it came to rest in a flower garden.
Oltmanns and two passengers, 41-year-old Jennifer Fitzwater of Princeton, Missouri and 41-year-old Scott Gibbens of Villisca, were transported to the Montgomery County Memorial Hospital by Red Oak Rescue. A third passenger, 34-year-old Jay Lininger of Villisca, was uninjured.
Oltmanns was cited for Driving While Suspended, Failure to Maintain Control, and No Insurance. The investigation is ongoing for charges of Operating While Intoxicated.