A Hillsboro man is in serious condition after his eastbound 1998 Dodge Ram crashed early Saturday morning at 2:50 a.m., on I-44, near the 195 mile marker in the vicinity of St. James.

A Hillsboro man is in serious condition after his eastbound 1998 Dodge Ram crashed early Saturday morning at 2:50 a.m., on I-44, near the 195 mile marker in the vicinity of St. James. Robert L. Drennen’s truck travelled off of the left-hand side of the road, striking the guard rail before slamming into the overpass pillar. He was flown to Mercy Hospital in Creve Coeur. Tpr. M.D. Ritter, with the Missouri Highway Patrol (MSHP) was on the scene. The MSHP report noted Drennen was not wearing a safety device.