A Sedalia man was taken by Life Flight to University Hospital after an accident March 17 on Route O in Pettis County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 1996 Buick Regal left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver, Jake Couchman, suffered serious injuries. A passenger, 21-year-old Daylin Aldrich, was taken by ambulance to Bothwell Regional Health Center for the treatment of moderate injuries.