CENTERVIEW — Serious injuries were reported after a two-vehicle collision Monday, Sept. 16, at Missouri Highway 58 near 85th Road.

At approximately 5:15 p.m., emergency responders from throughout Johnson County responded to the report of a motor vehicle crash with entrapment near the Crest Ridge schools.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a black Ford Focus was leaving the school parking lot, failed to yield and was struck by a red Ford F150, driven by Christy D. Seiz, 43, Holden, traveling south on Highway 58. The Focus came to rest in a ditch.

Seiz was reported to have sustained minor injuries but refused treatment on scene.

The MSHP reports Seiz wore a safety device.

The driver of the Focus, a 16-year-old, was reported not to have worn a safety device.

The MSHP reports the 16-year-old was ejected from the vehicle, sustaining serious injuries.

Crews on the scene reported the 16-year-old’s foot was caught between a car tire of the Focus and the ground.

A Life Flight Eagle helicopter was called in as Johnson County Fire Protection District firefighters worked to get the 16-year-old untrapped.

The helicopter transported the person to Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Staff Writer Sara Lawson can be reached by emailing or by calling (660) 747-8123.

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