LIBERTY, Mo. – The reasons are unknown, but an intentional vehicle crash in Cass County earlier Saturday morning, January 27, 2018, left a Liberty, Mo. resident with minor injuries.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Paul E. Krop, 43, was southbound on Cleveland Avenue, just south of 233rd Street, when he intentionally steered the vehicle off the right side of the road and struck a tree.

Krop was taken to Research Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. for treatment of those injuries.  Krop was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt.