A 16-year-old Macks Creek boy was injured in a one-vehicle accident on US Highway 54 early Monday morning.
Jacob S. Ullrich received injuries described as minor in the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The 16-year-old was taken by private conveyance to Lake Regional Hospital.
According to the crash report, the teen fell asleep at the wheel around 5:50 a.m. September 3, 2018 while eastbound on US 54, 350 feet west of Bumper Hill Road. The 2006 Saturn Due went off the right side of the roadway and struck a ditch.
The report indicated Ullrich was wearing a seatbelt.