traffic accident

Alvin L. Blumenberg, 64, of Cedar Hill was injured Tuesday morning, Jan. 24, in a one-vehicle accident on South Byrnesville Road south of Indian Arrow Valley Road north of Cedar Hill, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.

At 7:15 a.m., Blumenberg was driving a southbound 2011 Ford Expedition and ran off the west side of the road, where the SUV struck a tree, the report said.

Blumenberg was moderately injured and taken by Big River Ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis in Creve Coeur where he was listed in good condition as of Tuesday afternoon, a hospital spokeswoman said.

According to the report, Blumenberg was wearing a seat belt, and the Ford was extensively damaged.