THAYER -- A Bloomfield, Mo., man will face the charges of leaving the scene of an accident and careless and imprudent driving.
According to officers with Troop G of the Missouri Highway Patrol, the accident happened June 18, 10 miles east of Thayer on Highway 142 East at 3 a.m.
The Troop G officer said Joseph C. Farver, 19, failed to round a curve in a 1993 Ford F 150 and ran off the right side of the road, striking several trees and a fence. He then walked away from the scene of the accident.
A passenger in the truck, Teresa J. Smith, 44, of Advance, Mo., suffered minor injuries in the accident and was taken to Ozark Medical Center in West Plains where she was treated for her injuries and according to officers released.