According to a report by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Thursday, March 3, 2016, at 4:25 p.m., 92 year-old Edward E. Howard of Arbela, Missouri, was driving a 19999 Mercury Mystique that ran off the Highway 136 approximately 1.5 miles east of Memphis, Missouri.
Howard was wearing a safety device when the vehicle he was driving eastbound in Scotland County when it ran off the right side of the roadway and impacted a ditch.
Howard suffered minor injuries and was transported by Scotland County Ambulance to Scotland County Hospital.
The Missouri Highway State Highway Patrol was assisted at the scene by the Scotland County Sheriff’s Department. The vehicle was towed from the scene by Lakeside Towing of Memphis.