FORT LEONARD WOOD, MO – A two-vehicle accident involving a 1998 Jeep Cherokee and a 2007 Honda CRV occurred today at about 6:40 a.m. on Fort Leonard Wood’s Polla Road. Fort Leonard Wood emergency services personnel arrived on the scene within minutes after the accident occurred.
The driver of the Jeep Cherokee, a civilian employee for the fort, was transported by Life Line Medical Services to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Mo., with moderate injuries, according to General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital personnel. The driver of the Honda CRV, a Fort Leonard Wood Soldier, was transported by ambulance to the General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital on Fort Leonard Wood with moderate injuries, GLWACH personnel said.
Both lanes of Polla Road were closed for nearly two hours. The road is now open. Fort Leonard Wood Directorate of Emergency Services is investigating the accident.