by Tim Church


FORSYTH, Mo. – A man from Springfield suffers life-threatening injuries in a single vehicle crash early this (Wednesday) morning, just west of Forsyth in Taney County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 20-year-old Chase Collins was traveling eastbound on Highway 160 at 1 a.m., when his vehicle ran off of the roadway and overturned into a tree.

Collins was transported to Mercy Hospital in Springfield to be treated for his serious injuries. According to the online crash report, Collins was not wearing his seatbelt.