One man in serious condition taken by helicopter to Springfield after a crash in Douglas County
Published: Feb. 12, 2023 at 1:46 PM CST|Updated: Feb. 12, 2023 at 3:16 PM CST
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A Mansfield man has been taken by helicopter to a Springfield hospital after his truck ran off the side of the road and hit a tree.
According to the Ava Rural Fire Department, the crash happened on State Highway U, just north of Ava Sunday morning around 8:20 a.m. The truck ran off the side of the road and hit a tree.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, the 19-year-old man was not wearing a safety device at the time of the crash.
CoxHealth ambulance crews and Air Care crews, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office all assisted in investigating the crash.
To report a correction or typo, please email email@example.com
Copyright 2023 KY3. All rights reserved.