Hillsboro man injured in accident on Route B

A Hillsboro man was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Route B south of Forest Drive Saturday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 65-year-old Paul Comfort was driving a Mazda B Series pick-up north on B, and started sliding while traveling around a curve, crossed the centerline, and struck a Ford F 150 driven by 49-year-old Sean Dawson of Festus. Comfort was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with moderate injuries. The accident took place just after 9:30 Saturday morning.