A Madison man sustained serious injuries in a Sunday afternoon ATV mishap in Monroe County.

A Madison man sustained serious injuries in a Sunday afternoon ATV mishap in Monroe County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol the accident happened at 12:25 p.m. on July 8 on Route J, east of Route 00.

A 2002 Arctic Cat 500 ATV was being driven east by 60-year-old Phillip E. Hammons of Madison when the vehicle struck the ground and ejected the driver.

Hammons, who was not wearing a safety device, was taken to Moberly Regional Hospital and then forwarded to University Hospital in Columbia.