BENTON COUNTY, Mo. – An Edwards driver was injured during a one vehicle accident in Benton County Saturday, August 22, 2015.

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According to the Highway Patrol, Charles Daffron, 44, was northbound on Route M, just North of Foote Boulavard shortly before 1:00 p.m. Saturday, when he failed to negotiate a curve, ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Daffron was flown to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries.