A Higginsville man was injured in a rollover accident that occurred early Thursday morning in Lafayette County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound 2005 Chevy driven by 23-year-old Hunter C. Goring of Higgsinsville was on Eastwood, just north of Davis Road at 3:40 a.m., when the vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway, and overturned, coming to rest on its side. The driver was partially ejected.

Goring suffered serious injuries, and was transported to Centerpoint Medical Center by Higginsville EMS. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Chevy was totaled and towed from the scene.

Goring was later arrested at 5:13 a.m. and charged with DWI and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway.

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