Michael E. Stevens, 24, of Valles Mines was hurt early this morning (Nov. 5) in a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. V just south of De Soto, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported.
At 12:40 a.m., Stevens was driving a 2004 GMC 2500 in the 4900 block of Hwy. V and ran off the left side of the road, where the pickup struck a utility pole, the report said.
He was moderately injured and taken by Valle Ambulance to Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City, where he was treated and released, a hospital spokesman said.
Stevens was wearing a seat belt, the patrol reported.
The pickup was totaled, the report said.