Arkansas man arrested after wreck
Vehicle vaults over fence on Hwy. 86
An Arkansas man was injured and arrested following a wreck at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday on Highway 86, half a mile east of Eagle Rock.
According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Thomas Convoy, 63, of Holiday Island, Ark., was driving a 2008 Kia Spectra westbound when his vehicle ran off the roadway and vaulted over a fence.
Convoy suffered serious injuries and was flown to Mercy Hospital in Springfield.
He was wearing a safety device, and the vehicle was totaled.
At 9 p.m., Convoy was arrested for driving while intoxicated. He was released for medical care.