Serious injuries were reported Sunday as a result of a one-vehicle crash that occurred on Dent County Road 3210 two miles north of Salem, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol:

A 2014 Mazda 6, driven by Slayton S. Parker, 17, of Salem, was eastbound at 5:15 p.m. Sunday when it travelled off the right side of the roadway, overcorrected, travelled off the left side of the roadway, overturned and struck a utility pole.

Parker received serious injuries in the crash and was flown by Air Evac for treatment at Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur.

The Mazda sustained total damage and was removed from the scene by Whitaker’s Towing.