A Plato man was seriously injured Friday afternoon in an accident on Highway AW in northwest Texas County.

Sgt. Dale Pounds said a southbound 2017 Ford Focus driven by Wade L. Hansen, 31, ran off the right edge of the roadway at about 1:45 p.m., crossed over to a township road and struck a parked travel trailer.

Hansen, who was not wearing a seat belt, was taken by Texas County Memorial Hospital ambulance to General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital.

He faces charges of careless and imprudent driving resulting in an injury crash, driving while intoxicated and wearing no seat belt.

The vehicle had moderate damage.

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