24-year-old driver injured in crash after suffering medical emergency

FESTUS, MO – A 24-year-old driver was injured after he suffered a medical emergency and crashed into a tree on New Year’s Eve.

Logan R. Hughes, of DeSoto, was traveling southbound on US-67 when he suffered a medical emergency which caused his 2020 Chevrolet Equinox to travel off the left side of the road, police report. It then traveled back onto the road and off the right side before it struck a tree around 11 a.m.

Hughes was transported to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

The Chevrolet was totaled.

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