PETTIS COUNTY, Mo.- The Missouri Highway Patrol reported on a one-vehicle accident this morning that sent a Trenton teenager to the hospital with extensive injuries.

According to accident report, Jose Barron IV, 19, was southbound on U.S. 65 Highway, north of Deer Park Road, when he traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a ditch, and overturned.

Barron was ultimately ejected out of the rear window of the vehicle as a result.

He was transported by Air Evac to University Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Barron was reportedly not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.