A Jasper man was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday on Route EE, four miles north of Newtonia in Newton County, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Orville D. Alberty, 73, was flown by medical helicopter to Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, the state patrol said.

Alberty was driving an eastbound tractor-trailer that ran off the road and overturned, striking a tree, the patrol said.