by: Scott McCaulley

A man from Ava sustains moderate injuries late Tuesday afternoon in a single vehicle crash in Northeastern Taney County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 5:15 on Highway W east of Bradleyville when a pick-up truck driven by 18-year-old Jordan Jones ran off the roadway and struck an embankment.

Jones was taken to Cox South Hospital in Springfield for treatment of his injuries.