Stanberry man hurt, Maryville man arrested on multiple charges after crash

Accident involving alcohol

A Stanberry man was hurt and a Maryville man arrested when a sports utility vehicle went off a country road striking a ditch east of Maryville.

A passenger, 33-year old Rian Osborn of Stanberry was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Maryville with moderate injuries.

The driver, 31-year old David James of Maryville, was not reported hurt, however, the patrol accused James of driving while intoxicated/drugs—aggravated offender, driving while revoked or suspended, and careless and imprudent driving involving an accident.

The accident was late last night two miles east of Maryville on 250th street as the westbound sports utility vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and hit a ditch.

Damage to the SUV was listed as minor and both occupants were wearing seatbelts.