POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - Two men were seriously injured Friday morning in a crash in Butler County.
Missouri state troopers say it happened 8:49 a.m. Friday on Missouri route 53, five miles south of Poplar Bluff.
George Birchfield, 57 of Qulin was driving a 1978 Ford truck southbound on Route 53 when he lost control of the vehicle, ran off the roadway and overturned.
Birchfield and his passenger, 59-year-old James Birchfield were airlifted to a Cape Girardeau hospital with serious injuries.
It is unclear if either man was wearing a seat belt.