A 17-year old Sedalia resident received minor injuries last Friday evening (Dec 29) after his vehicle lost control on an icy road and overturned in Pettis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the accident at 5:40, on Hopewell Road just south of Hieronymus.

According to the online crash report, a 1994 Toyota lost control on the ice-covered road, causing the Toyota to travel off the road, strike a ditch and overturning, before coming to rest.

The driver, Joshua A. Stevenson, suffered minor injuries in the accident. Stevenson was taken to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment.

The crash report indicates Stevenson was wearing a safety device at the time of the accident. The Pettis County Sheriff's Department assisted the MSHP at the scene.

Kurt Parsons