Local Resident Airlifted to Columbia Hospital
A Shelbina man suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle accident Friday morning, Nov. 20.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol indicated 27-year-old Dillon C. Apel was driving a 2016 Polaris Ranger eastbound on Shelby County Rd. 307 one mile northeast of Clarence.
According to the Patrol, the vehicle veered off the left side of the road and overturned. The accident occurred at approximately 5 a.m.
Apel was transported by air ambulance to University Hospital. He was not wearing a seatbelt.
A passenger, 28-year-old Haden C. Carroll of Clarence, suffered minor injuries and sought his own treatment. Carroll was wearing a safety device.
MSHP was assisted at the scene by the Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, Salt River Ambulance District and Shelby County First Responders.