Washburn man injured, arrested after wreck
Vehicle strikes tree on Hwy. 76 near Cassville
A Washburn man suffered moderate injuries and was arrested Tuesday after a wreck at 10:45 a.m. on Highway 76, four miles east of Cassville.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Orren Walker, 42, of Washburn, was driving a 1992 Chevrolet S10 eastbound on Highway 76 when his vehicle traveled off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Walker suffered moderate injuries and was transported by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Cassville.
He was not wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.
Walker was arrested by the Highway Patrol at 11:15 a.m. for allegedly driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain a single lane and no seat belt.