The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the accident occurred around 11:05 a.m. in the Northbound lane of Mo 13 Highway when the driver of the 2012 Dodge Ram 1500
54 year old Mark C. Gaspard fell asleep at the wheel and traveled off the right side of the roadway and down a embankment.
Mr. Gaspard received serious injuries in this accident and was transported by ambulance to Citizens Memorial Hospital in Bolivar, Missouri.
The vehicle was totaled and towed from the scene by Mikes Wrecker Service of Collins, Missouri. The driver wasn't wearing a seat belt.
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