HOWARD COUNTY, Mo. — A single vehicle accident in Howard County left one man with moderate injuries Monday.

Just after noon Monday, 23-year-old Joshua G. Adams, of Fayette, was driving on MO 240 Highway when he tried to avoid a mail truck that was stopped partially in the roadway.

Adams’ vehicle then slid off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment.

Adams was transported to University Hospital in Columbia by Ambulance to receive treatment of his injuries.