Man hospitalized after crash on Highway T in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO — A 51-year-old Springfield man was seriously injured late Monday evening in a single-vehicle collision involving a pickup truck on Highway T near Labadie, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened along the eastbound lanes of Highway T near Lake Labadie Drive and was reported by Trooper Z. C. Crumley at 8:40 p.m.

The man was heading eastbound in a 2009 Ford F150 pickup truck when his vehicle crossed the centerline and ran off the left side of the roadway. The pickup truck struck a dirt embankment, causing the truck to overturn and strike a tree.

The driver was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with serious injuries. His condition is currently undisclosed.

The Ford F150 was totaled in the accident.


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