SLEEPER, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says David Apperson, 24, from Lebanon suffered serious injuries in a crash on Highway F Saturday morning.

Troopers say he was a passenger in a car driven by Christopher West of Windyville. Christopher Jones, 20 was also an occupant in the 2006 Scion. Both suffered minor injuries and sought their own treatment. None were wearing seat belts according to the report.

The crash happened when the southbound vehicle failed to negotiate a curve, struck several signs and overturned. The car was a total loss.

Trooper Sloan responded at 1:40 a.m. and was assisted by the Laclede County Sheriff’s Department in the investigation. Area fire departments also responded.