A 29-year-old Warsaw man suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident that occurred in Pettis County at 8 o'clock Saturday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 1995 Chevy driven by Matthew R. Barber was westbound on Missouri Route 52 at Maple Grove Road when it traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a ditch. Barber was transported by Life Flight Eagle to University Hospital. According to the report, Barber was not wearing a safety device.

The Chevy was totaled and towed from the scene. The Henry and Pettis County Sheriff's Department assisted the Patrol at the scene, the report said.

Randy Kirby