An 84-year-old House Springs man was injured Friday morning (Aug. 17) in a one-vehicle accident when his pickup overturned in House Springs, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
According to the report, at about 8:45 a.m. Knighten N. Brooks was driving a 1997 Ford F-150 pickup east on Hwy. MM east of Randy Drive when the truck crossed the double-yellow line, went off the north side of the road, struck a rock bluff and overturned.
Brooks was taken by Rock Township Ambulance to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County with moderate injuries, the report said.
A hospital spokesman on Friday afternoon said Brooks remained in the hospital in serious condition.
Brooks was wearing a seat belt and the pickup was totaled, the patrol reported.