An 18-year-old Warsaw man suffered moderate injuries after his vehicle left the road and struck a telephone pole in Benton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a 2005 Nissan, driven by Roni Ford of Warsaw, failed to negotiate a curve on Route H east of Highway 65 around 7:15 on November 27. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.

The Nissan was extensively damaged and towed from the scene. Ford was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center by EMS for treatment.

Kurt Parsons