Driver injured in Wednesday night crash

Posted 6 months ago

By Stan Unruh

Missouri Highway Patrol MHPOne person was injured in a Buchanan County crash Wednesday evening

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 2001 Dodge Ram pickup driven by Ryan N. Ruch, 45, of Clarksdale was eastbound on Mo 6 at River Ridge Drive. The truck slid off the north side of the road, struck an embankment, overturned and came to rest on north side of the highway facing south.

Ruch was transported to Heartland Regional Medical Center.  A hospital spokeswoman reports Ruch was in good condition Thursday morning.

The MSHP reported Ruch was wearing a seat belt.