(St. Louis, Mo.) A man from Florissant was taken to Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis after being involved in a one-vehicle accident Tuesday evening in Jefferson County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident took place northbound on Highway 21 when a Ford Crown Victoria driven by 31-year-old Matthew Huffman of Florissant was merging from Old Highway 21 onto northbound Highway 21 when he traveled off the left side of the roadway and struck a tree.

Huffman sustained moderate injuries in the crash.