According to an accident reports from the Missouri State Highway Patrol at about 5 p.m., on Sunday, July 28 on LIV 239, one mile north of Chillicothe, Tucker R. Burtch, 17, Chillicothe, was driving a 2009 Chevy Malibu south on LIV 239 when crossed over the center line and hit a vehicle driven by Tiffany L. Maples, 19, Chillicothe causing her 2007 Ford Freestyle to go off of the east side of the road, eventually coming to a stop facing north. Upon initial impact, Burtch's vehicle turned 180 degrees and stopped on the roadway facing east.

According to the report, both were wearing seatbelts. Maples was taken in a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries.