(Washington County) A House Springs man was injured in a single vehicle accident on Tuesday night in Washington County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 2013 Jeep Patriot driven by 32-year-old Richard Bowker Jr. was driving on Highway 21 south of Hedrick Road when he slid off the left side of the road and struck a tree.

Bowker Jr. was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident and was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital South with serious injuries.