MONITEAU COUNTY, MO – A crash in Moniteau County led to injuries and charges against the driver.

An incident report says, Dalton Kirchoff, 22, California was the driver of a vehicle that traveled off the northbound lane of Route O, just north of Palestine Road Thursday morning. It struck a tree, and came to rest in a creek. Law enforcement recommends charges against Kirchoff, including driving while intoxicated, and careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash.

He was released for treatment at St. Mary’s Hospital with moderate injuries.