A Rolla man is in the Intensive Care Unit of Children’s Hospital in St. Louis after an accident on Highway O Tuesday evening.
Alexander M. Ratliff, 18, of Rolla was driving south on Highway O, two miles south of Rolla when he lost control of the 2001 Volkswagon Jetta he was driving, travelled off the left side of the road and overturned several times before coming to rest.
Ratliff was transported by Phelps County Ambulance to Children’s Hospital in St. Louis.
The Jetta was totaled.
Ratliff was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.