Purdy Man Injured In Sunday Accident In Lawrence County

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A man from Purdy was seriously injured in a one car accident Sunday morning (3/19) north of Monett.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 26-year-old Omar Cortez was northbound on Farm Road 1070, a mile north of Monett, around 7am when his car left the road, hit a fence and overturned.  Cortez was ejected from his car.  He was airlifted to a Springfield hospital with serious injuries. No one else was in the car at the time.