Driver seriously injured after hitting trees exiting highway

JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO – A man was seriously injured Thursday night when he drove a 2001 Ford F-250 off the Highway Z roadway and hit a tree, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports.

Officials say David Falkenbury, 47, was driving westbound on  Victory Drive at 7:10 p.m. when he exited the right side of the road.

Falkenbury was transported to Mercy South to treat his injuries.

Officials have not reported any information regarding what caused the driver to exit the roadway.

This story will be updated should more information become available.

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