A Puxico, Mo. man suffered serious injuries after a crash Saturday, March 11 in Stoddard County, Mo
James G. Hemby, 63, was driving south on highway 51 north of Puxico when the vehicle "failed to negotiate a curve," went off the side of the road, through a ditch, went airborne, then landed in a ditch, according to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The report states the crash happened just before 8:30 p.m.
Hemby was flown to a Cape Girardeau hospital with "serious" injuries.
According to the MSHP report, Hemby was not wearing a seat belt.