25-year-old severely injured after car strikes multiple trees in Phelps County
Posted on Saturday, November 28th, 2020
ARLINGTON, MO (PHELPS COUNTY) – A 25-year-old man was severely injured after colliding with multiple trees in an accident in Phelps County early yesterday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The crash occurred in the Arlington area on eastbound I-44, at mile marker 174.6, just after 4 a.m.
The 25-year-old driver of a 2006 Chrysler Sebring, St. Louis man Demon D. Culpepper, reportedly ran off the side of the highway, causing the vehicle to become airborne. The Sebring collided with a rock bluff, then multiple trees, before it landed upside-down.
Culpepper was taken to the hospital in Rolla with severe injuries.
No other injuries were reported.
The Sebring was totaled in the accident.
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