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May 27, 2014TRENTON, Mo.  |  By: Chris Roush

Man Seriously Injured in Single Car Accident

A Trenton, Missouri man suffered serious injuries in a single car accident yesterday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 54 year-old Robert Bankson, of Trenton, was traveling south on I-35 in his 2003 Jeep Wrangler, when he attempted to make a lane change. A vehicle in the passing lane forced Bankson to overcorrect and go off the west side of the road. The vehicle hit a ditch and overturned and ejected Bankson.

Bankson was airlifted by LifeFlight Eagle to Truman Medical Center.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.