A Sedalia man was injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Friday afternoon in Pettis County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 1997 Mazda B2300, driven by 85-year-old Melvin E. Hansen of Sedalia, was on Route H at Route D (north of Hughesville) just after noon, when the vehicle left the roadway and began traveling in the ditch. The Mazda truck then became airborne over a culvert and impacted the ground.

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Hansen suffered moderate injuries and was transported by PCAD to Bothwell Regional Health Center for treatment. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident, according to the report.

The Mazda truck was totaled and towed by InMotion.

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