(St,. Francois County, Mo.) A man from Desloge was taken to Mercy Hospital Jefferson after being involved in a one-vehicle accident Monday night in St. Francois County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident took place on Route E south of County Line road when a Chrysler 300, driven by 33-year-old Nicholas Neely, traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree. After the vehicle came to rest it caught on fire. Neely sustained serious injuries in the crash.