Hughesville man injured in Pettis County accident

Democrat Staff

A Hughesville man sustained moderate injuries in a single-vehicle accident at 12:35 p.m. Tuesday in Pettis County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Patrick R. Hanks, 18, was driving east on state Route D, eight-tenths of a mile west of U.S. Highway 65, when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and Hanks over-corrected. Hanks over-corrected a second time, causing the vehicle to overturn.

Hanks, who was wearing a seat belt, was taken by Pettis County Ambulance District to University Hospital in Columbia for his injuries.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol and Sedalia Police Department reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.

Democrat Staff

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