Man injured after colliding with trees in Crawford County accident

STEELVILLE, MO (CRAWFORD COUNTY) – A Steelville man was injured on Highway 8 in a single-vehicle collision this morning in Crawford County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash happened on Highway 8, near Cedar Lane and a mile west of Steelville, just before 11 a.m.

39-year-old Mark A. Palmer, of Steelville, was driving a 1998 Dodge Dakota when it ran off the side of the road. The vehicle collided with multiple trees, resulting in minor damage to the vehicle.

Palmer was taken to a local hospital with moderate injuries. He was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt when the accident occurred.

No other people were involved in the collision.

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