by Tim Church


HOLLISTER, Mo. – A man from Branson receives moderate injuries in a single vehicle crash Monday afternoon in Taney County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 25-year-old Alexander Sousan of Merriam Woods was traveling westbound on Highway BB, in Hollister at 4:47 p.m., when his vehicle got a flat tire and it ran off of the roadway and struck an embankment.

A passenger in the vehicle, 54-year-old Juan Castilleja, was transported to Cox South Hospital in Springfield to be treated for his injuries. According to the online crash report, he was not wearing his seatbelt.