A 79-year-old Catawissa man was seriously injured in a car accident on Robertsville Road Tuesday morning, April 17.

According to a Missouri Highway Patrol preliminary report, Edward W. Eime was driving southbound on Robertsville Road and traveled off the right side of the road and struck a utility pole.

He was taken by ambulance to Mercy Hospital, Creve Coeur. The patrol stated he was not wearing a seat belt. The 10:31 a.m. crash occurred 1 mile south of Highway 100.