CHARITON COUNTY, Mo. – A driver from Macon ended up being flown to Columbia after a crash in Chariton County shortly after midnight this morning. The Missouri Highway Patrol crash report indicates that Jay Patel, 32, was northbound on Highway 5, two miles South of Marceline when he ran off the road. After traveling off the right side of the road, Patel struck a tree and overturned. Patel was transported by ambulance to Pershing Hospital before being flown to University Hospital with moderate injuries.