Lawson Man Injured & Charged in Early Sunday Crash

Troopers report a Lawson man suffered injuries and faces preliminary charges in an early Sunday morning crash in Clay County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred on Highway 92, east of Isom Road, as a motorcycle driven by 27-year-old Joshua B. Barger drove eastbound.

Authorities say Barger traveled off the right side of the road and ultimately ejected from his motorcycle.

Barger suffered serious injuries and sought treatment at Liberty Hospital.

Following the crash, troopers report arresting Barger on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated and careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash.