ST. GENEVIEVE CO., MO – A man was seriously injured this morning when the SUV he was driving ran off the roadway, entered an embankment, and rolled over, according to a report filed by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Tyler Beck was traveling north on Highway Y when he lost control of his 2001 Ford Explorer near the intersection with Lawrenceton Cutoff Road. The Explorer crossed the center line, ran off the left side of the roadway, and traveled into an embankment, at which point it rolled over and came to a rest on its wheels.
An MSHP trooper arrived at the accident scene at 7:25 a.m. Beck was airlifted to Mercy Hospital St. Louis with serious injuries. His current condition is not known.
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