JOHNSON COUNTY, Mo. – A Warrensburg man was injured after falling asleep at the wheel in Johnson County early Saturday morning.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a westbound vehicle on Highway YY, traveled off the roadway just East of Highway CC around 5:45 Saturday morning. The driver, Timothy Dempsey, 43, suffered moderate injuries when the vehicle struck an embankment.

Dempsey was transported to I-70 Medical Center by Concordia EMS.