JEFFERSON COUNTY, MO — A 38-year-old Cedar Hill man was injured Tuesday afternoon in a single-car collision involving a utility pole on Old Highway M near Imperial, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Trooper T. H. Elliston responded to the incident in the eastbound lanes of Highway M at Old Lemay Ferry Road shortly before 4:00 p.m.
The man was at the wheel of a 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass going eastbound when his vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway, causing the front of the vehicle to hit a utility pole.
The man was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with minor injuries. The MSHP crash report indicates he was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.
The Oldsmobile Cutlass sustained extensive damages in the accident and was towed from the scene.
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