MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A Macon resident’s tractor trailer ran off the roadway Saturday morning in Macon County, leaving him injured.

At 9 a.m. Saturday, Missouri State Highway Patrol was summoned to US 63 Highway (two miles south of La Plata) for a one-vehicle accident.

Upon arrival, it was discovered that Richard Koci, 36, was northbound when he lost control of his vehicle, traveling off the left side of the roadway. The vehicle then crossed the median and the southbound lanes before traveling off the west side of the southbound lanes, struck small trees and two fences.

It then overturned, coming to rest on the driver’s side.

Koci’s injuries were described as moderate, for which he was transported to Samaritan Hospital via Macon County Ambulance.