MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — A Cross Timbers driver recovers at a local hospital after a wreck in Miller County.

Highway patrol Troop F reports that a northbound freight-liner attempted to make a left-hand turn across US 54 highway. The driver failed to yield to the oncoming westbound vehicle driven by Anthony J. Candela. Candela’s vehicle struck the side of the truck and traveled off the road; ejecting him. Candela failed to wear a seat-belt at the time of the crash.