Driver in critical condition after single-car crash near Missouri State University

Published: Apr. 15, 2023 at 1:18 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - A driver is in critical condition in the hospital after a single-car crash Saturday morning.

According to the Springfield Police Department, the crash happened around 7 a.m. when the driver was heading south on National Avenue near Grand Street. The driver went off the right side of the road, hit a tree, and overturned.

Police say the driver had to be extracted from the SUV.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but alcohol could be a factor.

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