Milan man injured in accident 5 miles north of Milan

A Milan man was injured last evening in a single vehicle accident five miles north of Milan.

The highway patrol reports 49 year old Earl Branham received moderate injuries. He was taken by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan.

Branham was southbound when the pickup he was driving crossed the center line of Route Double-O, traveled off the left side of the road where it went down an embankment and struck a creek. The pickup was demolished (at 6 pm Tuesday).

Branham was not using a safety device according to the accident report.