November 6, 2017

Perryville man hurt in Route H crash Friday morning

JEFFERSON CITY -- A 21-year-old Perryville man suffered minor injuries in a traffic crash on Route H in Perry County Friday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Dylian N. Griffith was taken to Memorial Hospital in Chester by a Perry County ambulance.

The patrol says Griffith was the driver of an eastbound 2005 Kia Spectra, when he fell asleep at the wheel. The Kia ran off the left side of the road and struck an embankment.

The crash happened about 7 a.m. two-tenths of a mile west of Perry County Road 936.

The patrol says Griffith was buckled up.

The Kia had moderate damage and was towed from the scene.