Wappapello Man Injured In Accident

(Wappapello) A Wappapello man was injured in an accident Sunday involving an 8 year old girl.

The highway patrol says 73 year old Charles Reed was backing up his Polaris Ranger when he ran over an 8 year old girl and then hit a tree.

The girl wasn’t injured, but Reed sustained serious injuries and had to be flown to St. Louis University Hospital.

The accident happened on private property on Sunday afternoon at 1 o’clock, two miles south of Wappapello.