Local resident suffered injuries in a Saturday evening crash in Atchison County

Lawrence, KS – According to the statement, this unfortunate incident occurred on I-29, a mile south of Rock Port.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a vehicle driven by the 37-year-old man headed northbound.

His name is Francis Byington and he lost control, slid off the east side of the road, struck the ground, struck a fence, and came to a rest.

The driver suffered minor injuries and refused medical treatment at the scene of the crash.

He was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.