Monday Crash Injures Novinger Man

A single-vehicle crash in Adair county yesterday afternoon sent a Novinger man to the hospital. 62-year old Phil Ruggles was at the wheel of a 1995 Toyota pickup about 2:40 pm, eastbound on Highway 6, about a mile and a half from Green Castle.Troopers say Ruggles drove off the side of the road, over corrected and left the road, striking a tree and coming to rest in the ditch. He suffered moderate injuries, and was taken to Northeast Regional for evaluation by Adair County EMS.