A Canton man sustained moderate injuries in a one-vehicle mishap Tuesday morning in Lewis County.

A Canton man sustained moderate injuries in a one-vehicle mishap Tuesday morning in Lewis County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident happened at 10:30 a.m. on U.S. 61 one mile north of Canton.

A 2012 Kia Rio was being driven north by 20-year-old Chad N. Miller of Canton. The vehicle reportedly traveled off the left side of the roadway and entered the median where it struck a ditch and became airborne. The Rio overturned, crossed the southbound lanes and slid off the right side of the road where it came to rest in a tree line.

Miller, who was wearing a safety device, was taken by ambulance to Blessing Hospital.