PLATTE COUNTY, MO – A single vehicle accident severely injured an area driver south of Argosy Casino Parkway, off Tullison Road.

A crash report states Jay Howard, 28, of K.C. was the driver of an eastbound vehicle that departed from the roadway and crashed into a large pile of rock.

Howard was reportedly not wearing a seat belt during the crash. He was taken with serious injuries to North Kansas City Hospital.