The crash occurred around 4:15 p.m. May 5 as the 2001 Ford F150 pickup truck Gritton was driving north on Highway 5 went off the left side of the roadway about 1.2 miles north of Millifork Lane. The pickup struck an embankment, a sign and a fence.

A Versailles man was injured in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 5 late Friday afternoon.

Derrick S. Gritton, 32, suffered injuries described as moderate in the Missouri State Highway Patrol report. He was taken by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital for treatment.

The crash occurred around 4:15 p.m. May 5 as the 2001 Ford F150 pickup truck Gritton was driving north on Highway 5 went off the left side of the roadway about 1.2 miles north of Millifork Lane. The pickup struck an embankment, a sign and a fence. 

Gritton was wearing a seatbelt, according to the crash report, and the pickup was described as totaled.

The patrol was assisted by personnel from the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.