A Florissant man was injured Tuesday evening (Jan. 14) in a one-car accident on Hwy. 21 at Old Hwy. 21 in Jefferson County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
At 6:40 p.m., Matthew J. Huffman, 31, driving a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria, was attempting to merge onto northbound Hwy. 21 from Old Hwy. 21, and the car ran off the left side of the road and struck a tree, the report said.
Huffman was moderately injured and was transported by Rock Township Ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in south St. Louis County, where he was treated and released, a hospital spokesman said today (Jan. 15).
He was not wearing a seat belt, the patrol reported.
The car was totaled, according to the report.