Sullivan driver injured after vehicle hits tree in Franklin County

SULLIVAN, MO – A 52-year-old Sullivan driver was injured after his 1992 Ford F150XLT hit a tree on Erni Road early Thursday morning.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, James E. Burnett was traveling southbound on Erni Road when the Ford slid off the road and hit a tree. The accident happened at 35 Erni Road around 3:30 a.m.

Burnett was transported to Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital for moderate injuries.

The Ford was totaled.

Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.

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