Man airlifted from Perry County, MO after wreck - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Man airlifted from Perry County, MO after wreck

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A man had to be airlifted to the hospital after a crash in Perry County, Mo.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, 50-year-old Thomas W. Stearns of Brentwood, Mo. Was driving northbound on Highway 51 Saturday afternoon.

Stearns’s 1990 Buick Riviera crossed the center line, left the road, became airborne, and hit an embankment.

Emergency crews took Stearns to St. Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau by helicopter.

The highway patrol said he suffers from serious injuries and was not wearing his seatbelt.

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