A De Soto man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle traffic accident Monday evening (Jan. 27) on Fountain City Road east of De Soto.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that John Stuber, 74, was driving a 2000 GMC Sierra east on Fountain City Road east of Greenhouse Road at 6:17 p.m. when he drove off the left edge of the road and hit a utility pole.
Stuber sustained serious injuries and was taken by Valle Ambulance to Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, the report said.
A hospital spokesman said today (Jan. 28) Stuber was in critical condition.
Stuber was not wearing a seat belt, the report said. The pickup had moderate damage.