KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A 60-year-old Lenexa, Kansas man was seriously injured in a single-vehicle crash Thursday morning after falling asleep at the wheel, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The crash was reported around 6:40 a.m. on northbound Interstate 635 at Kansas Highway 5.

The highway patrol reports the driver was traveling northbound on I-635 when he fell asleep, lost control, struck construction barriers and flipped his vehicle on its side.

The driver was taken to an area hospital and is suspected to have serious injuries.

He was not wearing a seatbelt, according to the patrol.

The crash remains under investigation.

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