On September 24,2016 at 23:54hrs. 911 Dispatch received a report of a "hit & run" accident at 13054 Kiowa Road (Rural Altamont)
Upon arrival, emergency responders discovered a male, 21 years of age, lying on the ground. The individual stated he had been struck and then "ran over" by an individual driving a Ford Mustang. Due to injuries, the individual was transported by air to Joplin Mercy Hospital, and then later transferred to Springfield Mercy Hospital.
The vehicle and driver was later located at a residence in Cherryvale. The driver, a male, 20 years of age, of Cherryvale, was taken into custody and transported to Labette County Jail. Charges are pending review by County Attorney's Office.