Warsaw Man Flees Scene Of Accident

Anita Campbell
County Reporter
 A Warsaw man fled the scene of an accident on U. S. 65 at Route MM in Benton County on September 3 at 5:30 PM.
The crash occurred as a 2002 GMC driven by Bradley W. Harris, 46, of Parkville, was traveling north and a 2001 Kawasaki driven by Todd Gemes, 46, of Warsaw was stopped at the intersection of U. S. 65 and Route MM.  The Bradley vehicle swerved to avoid the motorcycle as it entered the intersection.  The Bradley vehicle entered the southbound lane and was struck by the motorcycle.  Gemes fled the scene of the crash and was later located and taken into custody.
Gemes suffered moderate injuries and was treated by the Warsaw/Lincoln EMS and refused further treatment.
Tpr. D. C. Belardo of the Missouri Highway Patrol investigated the accident.  Belardo was assisted by Tpr. B. G. Katzing.