LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- A multi-vehicle accident Friday night on north Hwy 5 apparently started with a van that was stopped and waiting to turn.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says four other vehicles were stopped behind the van when a pickup truck driven by Dylan Burns, 20, from Eldridge rear-ended the last one, causing two cars to impact. The pickup then struck the van and and another pickup behind it. Another car was also hit with debris. All vehicles involved were northbound. The report does not say if Burns will be charged in the incident.
Richard Starnes, 60, from Lebanon was treated for minor injuries at Mercy Hospital in Lebanon. He was the driver of the van.
Trooper Sloan responded at 6:50 pm.