Moniteau County accident seriously injures Texas man

Crash leaves Texas man in serious condition.

A one-vehicle accident has left a man from Texas with serious injuries.

Moniteau County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the accident on Highway 179, just south of Splice Creek around 9:20 Sunday morning. Officers say 32-year-old Brian Burns of Mineola, Texas was driving a 2008 GMC Sierra. The vehicle traveled off the side of the road, overturned, and hit several trees.

Burns was taken to University Hospital with serious injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Burns was not wearing a seat belt.