by Tim Church
GALENA, Mo. – A Galena teen is charged for driving while intoxicated after crashing his vehicle early Saturday morning, in Stone County.
The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 17-year-old Luis Hardesty was traveling westbound on Missouri 248, at Blunk Road at 3:15 a.m., when he travelled off of the left side of the roadway, struck an embankment and then a utility pole.
Hardesty was transported by a private vehicle to Mercy Hospital in Aurora to be treated for his moderate injuries.