ACCIDENT

BATES COUNTY, Mo.- The Missouri Highway Patrol requested formal charges following an accident that left and Adrian resident seriously injured.

According to the MHP crash report, Justin Hough, 27, was southbound on County Road NW 1503 when he traveled off the left side of the roadway, his vehicle returned to the roadway and traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a fence, and overturned.

Hough was transported by Bates County EMS to Bates County Memorial for treatment.

The MHP alleged Hough was intoxicated at the time of the accident and not wearing a seat belt. Formal charges will follow shortly.