FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – A 37-year-old Union driver was injured in a single-vehicle accident on eastbound I-44 on Wednesday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Timothy M. Birlew was traveling east on I-44 in a 2015 Ford F-150. He lost control of the vehicle causing it to travel off the left side of the interstate and hit a median cable barrier. The accident happened at mile marker 249.2 around 5 a.m.
Birlew was transported to Mercy Hospital Washington for moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt.
The Ford sustained moderate damages.
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