The Missouri State Highway Patrol responded to an accident at the Highway 15 Spur one mile north of Paris, Missouri, on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, at 12:50 p.m. in Montgomery County.
Leo H. Ridge, age 62, was driving a 2000 Mercury Grand Marquis eastbound when he lost control of the vehicle that skidded off of the left side of the roadway striking the ground, resulting in the vehicle being totaled.
Ridge was wearing a safety device, which resulted in minor injuries to the driver. He was transported by Marion County Ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital in Mexico, Missouri.
The MSHP was assisted at the scene by the Paris Fire Department. The vehicle was towed by Young’s Towing of Paris.