Cole County MO serious accident.

Cole County, MO – An 85-year-old man from Eugene was hospitalized following a serious automobile accident Saturday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that Harley W. Rhodes was on Brazito Road near Ferrin Ranch Road when he traveled off the right side of the road.  His 2005 Ford ranger struck a road sign and a driveway which caused him to become airborne.

Rhodes then went through a fence and struck a tree before overturning. He was wearing a seat belt and was taken to an area hospital with moderate injuries. No word on what caused Rhodes to travel off the road.