Marshall man suffers injuries in one vehicle accident in Saline County
A Marshall man suffered moderate injuries in a one-vehicle accident on Missouri Highway 240 just west of Orion Road in Saline County in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 28..
According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident happened when a 1994 GMC driven by Harley G. Collette, 18, of Marshall, was traveling north when he failed to negotiate a curve. He crossed the center of the roadway and began to skid. The GMC traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and overturned. The vehicle came to rest on its wheels partially blocking the roadway.
Collette, who wasn't wearing a safety device, suffered moderate injuries, but refused treatment at the scene, the report stated.