ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. — Two Kirksville residents were injured in a single-vehicle accident Monday morning in Adair County.

At 5:15 a.m., 40-year-old Papy Kayongo was westbound on MO-6 Highway — 2.5 miles west of Novinger — when his vehicle ran off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Kayongo reported minor injuries, for which he sought his own treatment, while a passenger, Andre Bwendelele-Mbelo, 47, received moderate injuries, for which he was transported by Adair County Ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center.