Polo Man Injured & Charged in Ray County Crash Thursday

A Polo man suffered injuries and faces charges in a Thursday morning crash in Ray County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred around 6:04 Thursday morning on Highway D and Grove Road as 59-year-old Gregory A. Gervy drove westbound.

Troopers say Gervy went off the right side of the road, struck an embankment, and came to a rest in the trees.

Gervy suffered minor injuries and sought treatment at Excelsior Springs Medical.

Authorities say Gervy did wear a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Following the accident, troopers arrested Gervy on preliminary charges of driving while intoxicated and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway resulting in a crash.