On 02/09/2020 at 04:30 AM a 1995 Ford F-150 was traveling north on Oakridge Road, south of Gooch Road when it left the roadway to the west.  The vehicle traveled approximately 40 feet off the roadway and struck a tree.  

A 20-year-old male from Neosho had to be extricated from the vehicle and had to be airlifted by helicopter for treatment.  The driver of the vehicle remains in critical condition in a Joplin hospital.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.  If you have any questions or information on the case, please contact the Neosho Police Department at (417) 451-8000.