A Columbia man was injured when he fell asleep at the wheel in Cooper County just after 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon. According to the patrol report, Michael Akers, 60, was Eastbound on Interstate 70 when he fell asleep and ran off the road, then crossed back over the pavement and ran off the other side where he hit a ditch and overturned. Akers was taken to University Hospital in serious condition.
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