TOPEKA, Kan. – A 69-year-old Topeka man was taken to the hospital after falling asleep at the wheel and wrecking his car.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says the accident happened on eastbound I-470 and Burlingame Road just before 5:00 p.m.
A 2003 Buick passenger car driven by Ronnie J. Reed was traveling eastbound on I-470 when he fell asleep veering to the right of the highway and struck a wall.
He was taken to Stormont Vail with injuries.
KHP says he was wearing a seatbelt.