Cape Girardeau man taken to hospital after rollover crash on I-55

PERRY COUNTY, MO – A man from Cape Girardeau was taken to the hospital following a rollover crash on I-55 in Perry County on Friday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred at 4:40 a.m. on northbound I-55, near mile marker 138.4, about halfway between Brewer and Ozora.

62-year-old Jeffery J. Layton, driving a 2015 Toyota Tacoma, went off the left side of the road, causing his vehicle to overturn.

Layton, who was wearing his seatbelt at the time, was taken to Perry County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries.

No other people were reported as hurt.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a car crash, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for safer Missouri highways or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.

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