The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a man wanted on a felony warrant was arrested Saturday night in Texas County.

One person was arrested Sunday night on seven charges following an accident in southern Texas County, the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Authorities said a 1992 Chevrolet Cutlass driven southbound by Rusty A. Drake, 52, of Springfield, ran off Highway Y, overcorrected and overturned. A passenger, Curtis L. Drake, 50, Springfield, was not injured. 

Rusty Drake was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Mountain View with minor injuries. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Rusty Drake is charged with felony DWI, felony driving while revoked, careless and imprudent driving, having no insurance, failure to register with the Missouri Department of Revenue, displaying plates of another vehicle and wearing no seat belt. 

Rusty Drake was later taken to the Texas County Jail and released.

The mishap occurred about five miles north of Mountain View. 

Investigating was Sgt. S.N. Foster assisted by Tpr. R.M. Greenan and K-9 Dak, Tpr. R.W. Pace and the Texas County Sheriff’s Department. 

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