A Green Ridge man was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Thursday afternoon in Benton County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 1996 Buick LaSabre, driven by 25-year-old Lewis Roark of Green Ridge, was on Moriarty, south of Cheese Creek around 3 p.m. when the driver overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle. The Buick left the roadway and struck a utility pole.

Roark suffered moderate injuries, and was transported to Bothwell Regional Health Center by private vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to the report.

The LeSabre had extensive damage and towed from the scene.

Benton County Deputies assisted the Patrol.

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