Early morning accident sends one man to the hospital

A Clinton man was injured in a one vehicle accident at 6:15 a.m. Friday in Henry County.

Joshua N. Trent, 37 was driving eastbound on state Route M when he failed to stop at the intersection of 13 Highway according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report. The vehicle Trent was driving ran off the east side of Mo 13, onto a private drive. The vehicle struck a gate, struck a tree, and came to a rest facing west.

Trent was transported by a private vehicle to Golden Valley Hospital in Clinton with minor injuries. Reports indicate that Trent was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

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

— Complied by Hope Lecchi

— Complied by Hope Lecchi

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