COLE COUNTY, Mo. — A crash in Cole County Thursday morning sent a man from Jefferson City to an area hospital to be treated.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 6:00 a.m. Thursday on Tanner Bridge Road just south of Tara Road.

A pick-up truck operated by 25-year-old Austin Elder was traveling north when he traveled off the right side of the roadway.

Elder then reportedly then struck a utility pole and mailbox.

He received minor injuries in the wreck. Elder was taken to Capitol Regional Hospital to receive care.