CLAY COUNTY, Mo. — A man from Excelsior Springs was injured Monday following an accident in Clay County.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 1:08 p.m. when Reggie Scruggs, 68, drove off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree while traveling northbound on U.S.-69 Highway.

Scruggs was moderately injured in the accident and was transported to Liberty Hospital for treatment.