COLE COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ)
A Jefferson City man is suspected of driving while intoxicated after being badly injured in a crash Saturday night in Cole County.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report, Gordon Barnes, 29, was driving southbound on Zion Road when he failed to navigate a curve. He then drove off the right side of the road and struck a field entrance.
The 2001 Subaru Legacy was launched into the air, overturned and struck a fence.
Barnes was taken to Capital Regional Medical Center by ambulance. Troopers say he was arrested on suspicion of DWI, driving without insurance, reckless driving and not wearing a seat belt before being released for medical treatment.
No other cars or people were involved in the incident.