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Car crash seriously injures Blair Oaks superintendent

A car crash Friday evening seriously injured the superintendent of Blair Oaks Schools and sent three others to the hospital.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Ethan Jones, 17, of California, Mo. was traveling on Highway 50 near McGirk around 7:30 p.m. when he changed lanes and struck a second vehicle.

The second car overturned several times, ejecting its driver, James “Jim” Jones, 44, of Jefferson City.

James Jones was transported by helicopter to University Hospital with serious injuries. As of Saturday night, Jones was listed in fair condition.

Two passengers, 14-year-old Emilee and 16-year-old Allison Jones suffered moderate and minor injuries and were transported to Capitol Region Medical Center.

Ethan Jones was taken to CRMC with minor injuries.

Troopers said James Jones was not wearing a seat belt.

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