A Bowling Green man sustained moderate injuries in a midday crash Monday in Pike County.

A Bowling Green man sustained moderate injuries in a midday crash Monday in Pike County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the mishap happened at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 2 on a private drive 0.3 of a mile north of Route WW, east of U.S. 61.

A 1999 Ford F350 was being driven east by 45-year-old Leslie P. Brown of Bowling Green. As the vehicle crossed the northbound lanes of U.S. 61 and entered the private drive it ran off the right side of the drive and struck a tree.

Brown, who was not wearing a safety device, was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital Lincoln.