An Iowa man was seriously injured in a one-vehicle accident in Schuyler County on Wednesday, August 30th while trying to flee from authorities.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kevin L. Anders, 41, of Moulton, IA was flown by Air Evac helicopter from the scene of the crash Missouri 202 Highway and Route Z. The crash occurred at 10:28 p.m.

Court documents indicate that Anders was driving a 1997 Ford Mustang northbound when law enforcement attempted to initiate a traffic stop.

Anders allegedly fled from the traffic stop at a high rate of speed and the vehicle travelled off the left side of the roadway and went down an embankment, striking a ditch and a fence, ultimately ejecting the driver.

Anders suffered serious injuries in the crash and was flown from the scene to University Hospital in Columbia.

The Highway Patrol was assisted by the Schuyler County Sheriff’s Office, Queen City Police Department, Schuyler County Ambulance and Schuyler County Fire Department.