According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a 16-year-old from Linn Creek suffered moderate injuries following an early morning accident on Highway 54.
Trenton Flug was driving a 2001 GMC Sierra east of Business Park Road around 6 a.m. when he fell asleep. His vehicle traveled off of the left side of the road, through the median, went airborne and struck the bank of a creek.
He was transported to Lake Regional by ambulance. Records indicate he was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.