Green Ridge Man Injured After Buick Hits Utility Pole
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.