A Laclede County motorist was injured in a single-vehicle traffic accident Friday morning on Hemlock Road and Highway Y-Y, 2 and a half miles northeast of Lebanon.
According to the highway patrol, 49-year-old Michael G. Ebner of Lebanon received moderate injuries when his 2009 American LaFrance experienced a vehicle defect, caught on fire, and inflicted burns to his body.
Ebner was taken by Mercy E-M-S to Mercy Hospital in Lebanon for treatment.