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Pella Man Uninjured in 3-Vehicle Accident in Missouri

A Pella man was involved in a three-vehicle accident in Missouri on Friday. According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 80-year-old Arthur J. Bosch of Pella was uninjured in the accident that happened Friday afternoon on Highway 65 in Saline County.

Bosch was traveling southbound when a vehicle driven by Justin Malter of Malta Bend, Missouri, slowed for a turning vehicle. At that time, a second car, driven by Kristin Crawford of Marshall, Missouri, overtook and collided with the rear of the first car. Bosch was unable to avoid the accident and struck the second car from behind as well.

Three occupants of the second vehicle were hospitalized with minor injuries. Bosch was wearing his seatbelt. The accident remains under investigation with charges pending.