Chevrolet goes airborne in Moniteau County, one person injured

MONITEAU COUNTY, MO – A 67-year-old California, MO man was injured after his 2019 Chevrolet Tahoe went airborne and hit a ditch on Monday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Michael C. Ponder was traveling north on Missouri 87 when his Chevrolet traveled off the right side of the road. It hit an embankment, went airborne, and landed in a ditch about .6 miles south of Gier Road around 11:30 a.m.

Ponder was transported to Capital Region Hospital. He was wearing a seat belt.

The Chevrolet was totaled.

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