LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- 88 year-old Francis Lewis of Lebanon was seriously injured in a crash on Hwy 64 just west of Lebanon Friday afternoon. The incident occurred just north of the Lebanon Country Club.
The Missouri State Highway patrol says Lewis suffered a medical issue which caused him travel off the right side of roadway. He then impacted an unoccupied parked vehicle and a tree, coming to a rest. Lewis was transported to Springfield by Mercy helicopter to Springfield for treatment.
He was not wearing a seatbelt according to the patrol.
Trooper Stauffer responded to the scene at 2:41 p.m.