MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — An Eldon resident required helicopter transportation for treatment of serious injuries sustained late Friday night in a Miller County accident.

At 11:45 p.m., 52-year-old Larry D. Howlett was traveling southbound on Route W near Lake Road W-15 when his vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway and struck a mailbox, according to a report from Missouri State Highway Patrol. Howlett’s motorcycle then overturned, ejecting him. Howlett received serious injuries, and was transported by medical helicopter to University Hospital for treatment.