BERNIE -- A driverless ATV caused an accident injuring two persons Friday evening.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol at 6:55 p.m. Friday on Highway 25, two miles north of Bernie, an ATV being hauled by a northbound vehicle driven by Scott Hendrix, 42, of Dexter came loose. The ATV struck a northbound vehicle driven by Douglas Johnson, 16, of Bernie. Johnson's vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and overturned.
Receiving minor injuries in the accident were Johnson and a passenger in his vehicle, Arthur Lopez, 16, of Bernie. Both were taken by ambulance to Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter for treatment.