CASS COUNTY, Mo. — A crash Wednesday afternoon in Cass County sent a driver from Pleasant Hill to an area hospital.

The Highway Patrol responded to East 203rd Street, east of State Highway 7 around 4:25 p.m. Wednesday.

A vehicle driven by 25-year-old Brandon L. Herrell turned right from 7 onto 203rd Street and accelerated, resulting in Herrell losing control of the vehicle.

He then ran off the right side of the roadway and hit a tree and ditch, where the vehicle came to rest facing south.

Herrell received minor injuries in the crash. He was taken by ambulance to Research Hospital to be treated.