Shelbyville man sustains serious injuries in single-vehicle crash
Posted on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2021
SHELBY COUNTY, MO – A 21-year-old Shelbyville man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident on State Highway U early Saturday morning.
Police report Nicholas R. Vonthun was traveling east on State Highway U in a 1999 Buick Century when he traveled off the right side of the road. The Buick overturned three miles southwest of Shelbyville around 3 a.m.
It is unclear why Vonthun traveled off the road.
Vonthun was transported to Blessing Hospital. He was not wearing a seat belt.
The Buick was totaled.
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