The driver of a tractor-trailer was seriously injured Friday, March 14, when he crashed his rig southwest of New Haven.  

The 8:04 a.m. crash happened on Highway E, west of Dissen Road. 

The Missouri Highway Patrol said Daniel W. Hisle, 44, of Mammoth Springs, Ark., was driving eastbound in a 2013 Freightliner and ran off the right side of the road. The tractor-trailer struck several trees, according to the preliminary patrol report. 

Hisle, who was wearing a safety belt, was taken by air ambulance to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for treatment of serious injuries, the patrol reported.