by: Scott McCaulley

A man from Eureka Springs sustains moderate injuries in a Christmas night accident in Missouri’s Barry County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 10:00 pm when a vehicle driven by Franklin Flippo ran off Highway F 10 miles south of Cassville and overturned into a tree. The Highway Patrol report indicates that Flippo was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.

Flippo was taken to Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville for treatment of his injuries.