LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 37 year-old man from Lebanon was hurt Tuesday night in a single-vehicle crash on Finch Road. He may fave several charges in connection to the incident.
Landon Little who was driving was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield with serious injuries. The patrol says he was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.
The patrol says he may face charges of DWI prior, C&I involving a crash and failure to wear a seatbelt.
His Chevy Aveo went off the left side of the road according to troopers. Little then overcorrected and went off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then overturned partially ejecting him.
The Lebanon Rural Fire Protection District says Engine 72, Pumper/Tanker 73, Squad 2, and Chief 700 arrived to find one one vehicle in a rollover style accident. The vehicle came to rest on its side trapping the driver partially underneath it. Chief 700 called for additional man power, and specialty equipment from our neighboring fire department Lebanon City Fire.
“Crews did an excellent job and preformed quick work on this complex incident. There was a lot happening all at once on scene. Part of the crew broke off to preform stabilization of the vehicle with rescue struts and cribbing. The other crew worked with the rescue air bags and extrication tools to lift the car safely off of the patient. Crews then used the “jaws of life” to cut away pieces of the car to gain better access to the patient. The driver was transported to Mercy Springfield as soon as he was out of the vehicle, ” the fire departmant said.
Trooper Sloan investigated the scene at 7:55 pm.