Franklin County Man Ejected, Seriously Injured
A Franklin County man had serious injuries Wednesday after he was ejected from his vehicle.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu driven by Thomas J. Hammons, 33, Union, was traveling westbound on Highway YY, north of Beaufort.
Hammons failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the right side of the vehicle, overturning. Hammons was ejected.
Hammons was not wearing a safety device. He was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.
The vehicle had total damage.