DEKALB COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just after 3a.m. Friday in DeKalb County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2012 Volkswagen EOS driven by Robert K. Ball, 81, Independence, was westbound on. U.S. 36 four miles east of Stewartsville. The vehicle traveled off the south side of the road, struck an embankment and rolled.

Lifenet transported Ball to KU Medical Center. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the MSHP.