Illinois man injured late Sunday after colliding with mailbox in Oriole

Monday, January 18, 2010 ~ Updated 6:53 AM

An Illinois man was injured late Sunday after his vehicle collided with a mailbox in Oriole.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said that Joseph W. Morelock, 44, of Granite City, Ill., was traveling on westbound on Route V when his 2010 Chevrolet ran off the right side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck an object around 9:45 p.m., resulting in an ambulance transporting Morelock to Saint Francis Medical Center, where he was treated for moderate injuries.

Morelock was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the accident.

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