Man Wrecks Truck after Driving on Wrong Side of Roadway

There was a solo vehicle crash that involved a Ford F-350 early Tuesday morning in Butler County.  The accident occurred on Route W eight miles north of Popular Bluff. The driver of the truck was injured in the crash. He was identified as 66 year-old David E. Birdson. He was seriously injured and transported to Popular Bluff Regional Medical Center for treatment. The crash occurred when the truck he was driving ran off the left side of the road and made contact with a tree, culvert and Fence. Birdson was arrested following the incident on charges of Felony, Possession of a Controlled Substance and methamphetamine and possessing drug paraphernalia. He also had no insurance and was driving on the wrong side of the road. He was released from jail because of medical reasons.

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