CASS COUNTY, Mo. – A driver from Amsterdam, Mo., was injured after he fell asleep at the wheel in Cass County early Saturday morning.

According to the Missouri Highway Patrol crash report, 21 year old Brian Thompson, 21, received moderate injuries when his vehicle traveled off the left side of southbound Route D, just North of 331st Street around 2:40 a.m., this morning. The vehicle hit a fence and ran into a utility pole.

Thompson was transported to Cass Regional Medical Center for treatment.