SHELBY COUNTY, Mo.- The Missouri State Highway Patrol was on scene of a Shelby County accident this afternoon that injured a Bethel driver.

Accident report indicates, at approximately 2:00 p.m., Raymond Pace, 79, was westbound on Route J when he suffered an unknown medical situation causing him to drive off the left side of the roadway and collided with a tree.

It was unknown if Pace was wearing his seat belt and he suffered moderate injuries as a result.

Pace was transported to a hospital in Illinois for treatment of injuries.