The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that a Cole Camp man suffered a moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident that occurred in Benton County on Christmas morning.

Fred E. Lang, 60, was the driver of an eastbound 2014 Ford on Fordney Road, West of Centerline Ave., at 9 a.m. when the vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned.

He was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by Warsaw-Lincoln ambulance. He was not wearing a safety device, the report said.

The truck was totaled and towed from the scene.

The Benton County Sheriff's Dept. assisted with the investigation.

Randy Kirby