MarshallAX100313-2Emergency crews responded to an accident on the south end of Marshall Thursday afternoon.

According to the Marshall Police Department, Wayne Cox, Junior, 37, of Carrollton, drove off the side of Highway 65 around 2:00. He then traveled down an embankment, narrowly missing the Marshall waste water pump station, and struck a concrete culvert.

He was transported to a Columbia hospital by helicopter. His passenger, Deron Marshall, 21, also of Carrollton, was not injured.