By Melonie Roberts
A Miller man was injured in a single-vehicle crash that took place at 1:10 a.m. today on Highway 97 about five miles west of Miller.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred when the driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, Joseph F. Lopez, 21, of Miller, ran off the right side of the road and struck a tree.
Lopez was taken to Cox Hospital South in Springfield with moderate injuries. He was not wearing a seat belt.
* An Eagle Rock man was involved in a two-vehicle crash that occurred at 8:45 p.m. on Thursday on Highway 86 in Eagle Rock. The crash occurred when the driver of a 2008 GMC Yukon, Charles K. Phillips, 22, of St. Louis, turned into the path of a 2007 Harley-Davidson, driven by Mark Pierson, 52, of Eagle Rock. No injury information was available for this wreck as of press time today. Both drivers were wearing seat belts.