Camdenton Man Injured In Valentines Day Accident

Two people were hospitalized after a Camden County crash on Valentine’s Day. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports said the accident happened at 10:40 a.m. on Old Missouri 5 and Long Way Drive. Troopers said a pickup driven by 70-year-old Bruce Magelky, of Camdenton, failed to yield to a flagger in a work zone.
Magelky crashed head-on into a 2008 Chevrolet 3500 driven by 68-year-old John Otto, of St. Elizabeth. Otto sustained minor injuries in the crash and was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach for treatment. The report said Magelky was not wearing a seat belt and suffered serious injuries. He was airlifted to Columbia Hospital.