One dead and 4 seriously injured in Friday night wrecks

A Licking man died in a one vehicle crash on Friday. According to the Highway Patrol, 57 year old Robert Clark was traveling on HH Highway just South of Salem when he ran off the road, then hit a culvert and a tree. Clark was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and died at the scene. That wreck happened at around 9pm on Friday night.

5 children were injured along with a woman from Eldon during a traffic crash on Friday night. According to the Highway Patrol, a truck driven by 26 year old Shawn Alsup of Eldon crossed the center line of Blue Springs Drive and collided with a car driven by 33 year old Stephanie Young also of Eldon. Young and two of her passengers a 9 year old girl and 11 year old boy were seriously injured in the crash. 3 other children, 2- 13 year old’s and a 10 year old received minor injuries. All of the injured were transported to Lake Regional for treatment of their injuries.