MACON COUNTY, Mo. – A Clarence driver was injured yesterday, when he skidded off the road while avoiding a tractor in Macon County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to Orbit Road, four and a half miles North of Anabel, around 4:50 Friday afternoon. The crash report says John Koch, 43, crested a hill and met a farm tractor. He swerved and skidded off the left side of the roadway.

Koch was not wearing a seat belt when he received moderate injuries before being transported to Samaritan Hospital in Macon.