St. Robert man suffers serious injuries in Jeep accident near Waynesville

A St. Robert man suffers serious injuries when he wrecks his Jeep just north of Waynesville.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Niklaus Hughes, 22, was driving on Highway 17, Thursday afternoon, when he ran off the edge of the road, struck a culvert, then overturned.

Hughes, who wasn’t wearing a seat belt, was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment.