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1 injured after vehicle hits tree in Cape Girardeau Co.

1 injured after vehicle hits tree in Cape Girardeau Co.

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, MO (KFVS) -

A man was taken to the hospital in serious condition after a one vehicle accident in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident happened at the intersection of Jefferson Avenue at S. Park Avenue just before 3:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

The driver, 23-year-old Christopher D. Stevenson, was traveling northbound on Jefferson Avenue when he went to make a right turn, left the roadway and struck a tree.

Stevenson was not injured in the crash.

Michael M. Irvin, a passenger in vehicle, was transported to Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau in serious condition.

According to police, neither of them were wearing seat belts.

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