Silex driver seriously injured in Lincoln County accident

LINCOLN COUNTY, MO – A 56-year-old Silex man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle accident on northbound Norton Road on Tuesday night.

Police report Steven E. Norton was traveling north on Norton Road in a 2004 Mercury Grand Marquis when he traveled off the right side of the road. The Mercury hit an embankment and overturned north of Highway D around 9:10 p.m.

Norton was ejected from the vehicle. He was not wearing a seat belt. Police report he was airlifted to Mercy Hospital St. Louis.

It is unclear why Norton traveled off the road.

The Mercury was totaled.

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