NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A Marston, Missouri man was injured in a single-vehicle crash Tuesday, April 10, 2018 in New Madrid County.
The crash happened around 4:35 p.m. in the southbound lanes of Interstate 55 near the 39 mile-marker.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 57-year-old Jerry W. Jeffords, for an unknown reason, drove his vehicle off the left side of the road and hit a tree.
Jeffords suffered serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to a Memphis, Tennessee hospital.
Troopers report that Jeffords' vehicle was totaled in the crash and a post in the median barrier cable was also damaged.
It is unknown if Jeffords was wearing a seat belt.