Carthage, MO Electric Car Accident, Sep 1899

TWENTY PEOPLE HURT.

AN ELECTRIC CAR FILLED WITH PASSENGERS JUMPS THE TRACK.

Carthage, Mo. -- An electric car filled with passengers and running at a high rate of speed jumped the track at Prince's curve, one mile from Carthage, turning over on its top. Twenty persons were injured.
The most seriously hurt are:
H. H. WATSON, Lebanon, collar bone broken.
MR. LAKER, jeweler, Chicago, badly bruised.
MRS. LAKER, arm broken.
W. L. CRAWFORD, conductor, arm broken and head cut.
CHARLES H. LANDRUM, Carthage, arm broken and head cut.
MISS GRACE PHILIPS, collar bone broken.
L. B. PATTON, arm broken.
WILLIAM MEEKLIN, Billings, Mo., arm broken.

Sioux County Herald Orange City Iowa 1899-09-27