Three injured in accident west of St. Paul


Three people are injured after a three-car crash occurred near the intersection of 47 and 59 highways west of St. Paul at 8:40 a.m. Thursday morning.

A 2004 Kia driven by Norverto Pastor, 23, of Chanute accelerated and rear ended a 2006 Ford pickup driven by Kenneth Crager, 62, of St. Paul.

Pastor’s vehicle then spun around into southbound traffic and collided with a 1997 Dodge pickup driven by Ray Bonilla, 82, of Chanute.

Pastor, Bonilla and his passenger Rhonda Dickerson, 53, of Chanute were not wearing their seatbelts at the time of impact.

Pastor, Bonilla and Dickerson were all injured in the accident with Pastor being transported to Freeman Hospital. Bonilla and Dickerson were transported to Neosho Memorial Hospital.

Crager was wearing his seatbelt and was uninjured in the accident.