RAY COUNTY, Mo.- A Richmond, Mo., driver was sent to the hospital following an accident early this morning in Ray County.

According to the filed accident report, at approximately 6:15 a.m., Joseph Osborne, 37, was traveling westbound on Route D, just west of Coon Branch Road, when his vehicle traveled off the roadway and collided with a tree.

Osborne was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident and was transported by Ray County EMS to Liberty Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries.